African rosewood
Rosewood Rose"wood, n. A valuable cabinet wood of a dark red color, streaked and variegated with black, obtained from several tropical leguminous trees of the genera {Dalbergia} and {Mach[ae]rium}. The finest kind is from Brazil, and is said to be from the {Dalbergia nigra}. [1913 Webster]

{African rosewood}, the wood of the leguminous tree {Pterocarpus erinaceus}.

{Jamaica rosewood}, the wood of two West Indian trees ({Amyris balsamifera}, and {Linocieria ligustrina}).

{New South Wales rosewood}, the wood of {Trichilia glandulosa}, a tree related to the margosa. [1913 Webster]


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  • African rosewood — gauruotasis koralmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pterocarpus erinaceus), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pterocarpus erinaceus angl. African kino; African rosewood; African teak; barwood; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • african rosewood — noun Usage: usually capitalized A 1. : an African tree (Lingoum erinaceum) 2. : the close grained fine textured smooth and quite lustrous hard wood of the African rosewood 3. : bubinga * * * African rosewood …   Useful english dictionary

  • African rosewood — noun see bubinga * * * African rosewood, a West African tree or its light, elastic wood …   Useful english dictionary

  • African rosewood — konginė giburcija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Guibourtia demeusei), paplitęs Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunamas kaučiukas. atitikmenys: lot. Guibourtia demeusei angl. African rosewood; bubinga; Cameroons… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • West African rosewood — gauruotasis koralmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pterocarpus erinaceus), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pterocarpus erinaceus angl. African kino; African rosewood; African teak; barwood; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Rosewood — Rose wood, n. A valuable cabinet wood of a dark red color, streaked and variegated with black, obtained from several tropical leguminous trees of the genera {Dalbergia} and {Mach[ae]rium}. The finest kind is from Brazil, and is said to be from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African kino — gauruotasis koralmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pterocarpus erinaceus), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pterocarpus erinaceus angl. African kino; African rosewood; African teak; barwood; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • African-teak — gauruotasis koralmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pterocarpus erinaceus), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pterocarpus erinaceus angl. African kino; African rosewood; African teak; barwood; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rosewood — noun 1》 a close grained tropical timber with a distinctive fragrance, used for making furniture and musical instruments. 2》 the tree which produces rosewood. [Genus Dalbergia: several species, in particular D. nigra of Brazil.]     ↘used in names …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rosewood massacre — Rosewood was a small community of nearly 350 people, mostly black, in Levy County in central Florida, USA. Today, it is remembered for the Rosewood Massacre of January 1923, in which over several days, white mobs attacked and killed blacks, and… …   Wikipedia

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