Coromandel wood
Calamander wood Cal"a*man`der wood (k[a^]l"[.a]*m[a^]n`d[~e]r w[oo^]d`). A valuable furniture wood from India and Ceylon, of a hazel-brown color, with black stripes, very hard in texture. It is a species of ebony, and is obtained from the {Diospyros qu[ae]sita}. Called also {Coromandel wood}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Coromandel wood — Coromandel Cor o*man del (k?r ? m?n del), n. (Geol.) The west coast, or a portion of the west coast, of the Bay of Bengal. [1913 Webster] {Coromandel gooseberry}. See {Carambola}. {Coromandel wood}, Calamander wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coromandel wood — noun : calamander …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coromandel — Cor o*man del (k?r ? m?n del), n. (Geol.) The west coast, or a portion of the west coast, of the Bay of Bengal. [1913 Webster] {Coromandel gooseberry}. See {Carambola}. {Coromandel wood}, Calamander wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coromandel gooseberry — Coromandel Cor o*man del (k?r ? m?n del), n. (Geol.) The west coast, or a portion of the west coast, of the Bay of Bengal. [1913 Webster] {Coromandel gooseberry}. See {Carambola}. {Coromandel wood}, Calamander wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coromandel Coast — This article is about the Coromandel Coast of India. For the similarly named region in New Zealand, see Coromandel Peninsula. Districts along the Coromandel Coast …   Wikipedia

  • coromandel — [ˌkɒrə mand(ə)l] noun 1》 (also coromandel wood or coromandel ebony) a fine grained, greyish brown ebony streaked with black, used in furniture; calamander. 2》 the Sri Lankan tree that yields coromandel. [Diospyros quaesita.] adjective denoting a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Coromandel Ebony — Taxobox name = Coromandel Ebony regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ebenaceae genus = Diospyros binomial authority = Hassk.Coromandel Ebony ( Diospyros celebica ), also known as Makassar… …   Wikipedia

  • coromandel — /kawr euh man dl, kor /, n. 1. the hard, brownish wood of a tropical Asian tree, Diospyros melanoxylon. 2. the tree itself. Also called coromandel ebony. [1835 45; after the COROMANDEL COAST; cf. CALIMANDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • Wood rose (New Zealand) — Taxobox name = Woodrose status = EN regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Santalales familia = Balanophoraceae genus = Dactylanthus species = D. taylorii binomial = Dactylanthus taylorii The wood rose,… …   Wikipedia

  • coromandel — cor•o•man•del [[t]ˌkɔr əˈmæn dl, ˌkɒr [/t]] n. 1) fur the hard brownish wood of a tropical Asian tree Diospyros melanoxylon[/ex] 2) fur (usu. cap.) lacquer work, usu. incised and filled in with gold and color, produced in China in the 17th and… …   From formal English to slang

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