cocuswood
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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  • Cocuswood — (also sometimes spelled coccuswood ) is one of the classic woods, one of the first exports from the West Indies to Europe. It is sometimes called Jamaican ebony. Cocuswood is a very dense tropical hardwood with excellent tone quality. It was used …   Wikipedia

  • cocuswood — noun wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets • Syn: ↑cocoswood, ↑granadilla wood • Hypernyms: ↑wood • Substance Holonyms: ↑granadilla tree, ↑granadillo, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cocuswood — co·cus·wood …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cocoswood — noun wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets • Syn: ↑cocuswood, ↑granadilla wood • Hypernyms: ↑wood • Substance Holonyms: ↑granadilla tree, ↑granadillo, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • granadilla tree — noun West Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony • Syn: ↑granadillo, ↑Brya ebenus • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Substance Meronyms: ↑cocuswood, ↑cocoswood, ↑granadilla wood …   Useful english dictionary

  • granadilla wood — noun 1. dark red hardwood derived from the cocobolo and used in making musical instruments e.g. clarinets • Hypernyms: ↑wood • Substance Holonyms: ↑cocobolo, ↑Dalbergia retusa 2. wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments… …   Useful english dictionary

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