cocus wood
cocuswood co"cus*wood`, cocus wood co"cus wood` A West Indian wood obtained from the granadilla tree, used for making flutes, clarinets, and other musical instruments. [Also spelled {cocoswood}.]

Syn: granadilla wood. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • cocus wood — noun A West Indian wood, used for making flutes and other musical instruments …   Wiktionary

  • cocus wood — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cocus — Grenadillo Gren a*dil lo, n. [Sp. granadillo.] A handsome tropical American wood, much used for making flutes and other wind instruments; called also {Grenada cocos}, or {cocus}, and {red ebony}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cocoswood — cocuswood co cus*wood , cocus wood co cus wood A West Indian wood obtained from the granadilla tree, used for making flutes, clarinets, and other musical instruments. [Also spelled {cocoswood}.] Syn: granadilla wood. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cocuswood — co cus*wood , cocus wood co cus wood A West Indian wood obtained from the granadilla tree, used for making flutes, clarinets, and other musical instruments. [Also spelled {cocoswood}.] Syn: granadilla wood. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cocoswood — co cos*wood same as {cocus wood}. Syn: granadilla wood. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cuba — Cuban, adj., n. /kyooh beuh/; Sp. /kooh vah/, n. a republic in the Caribbean, S of Florida: largest island in the West Indies. 10,999,041; 44,218 sq. mi. (114,525 sq. km). Cap.: Havana. /kooh bah/, n. Cubba. * * * Cuba Introduction Cuba… …   Universalium

  • Grenada cocos — Grenadillo Gren a*dil lo, n. [Sp. granadillo.] A handsome tropical American wood, much used for making flutes and other wind instruments; called also {Grenada cocos}, or {cocus}, and {red ebony}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grenadillo — Gren a*dil lo, n. [Sp. granadillo.] A handsome tropical American wood, much used for making flutes and other wind instruments; called also {Grenada cocos}, or {cocus}, and {red ebony}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red ebony — Grenadillo Gren a*dil lo, n. [Sp. granadillo.] A handsome tropical American wood, much used for making flutes and other wind instruments; called also {Grenada cocos}, or {cocus}, and {red ebony}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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