Amboyna wood
Amboyna wood Am*boy"na wood A beautiful mottled and curled wood, used in cabinetwork. It is obtained from the {Pterocarpus Indicus} of Amboyna, Borneo, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Amboyna wood — [am boi′nə] n. the mottled, curled wood of an Asiatic, leguminous tree (Pterocarpus indicus), used in making furniture: also sp. Amboina wood * * * …   Universalium

  • Amboyna wood — [am boi′nə] n. the mottled, curled wood of an Asiatic, leguminous tree (Pterocarpus indicus), used in making furniture: also sp. Amboina wood …   English World dictionary

  • Amboyna wood — Amboina wood or Amboyna wood, the mottled wood of a tree of Malaysia, used for inlays and cabinetwork. ╂[< Amboina, Indonesia] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amboyna-wood — indinis koralmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dažinis, medieninis, rauginis, vaistinis augalas (Pterocarpus indicus), paplitęs pietryčių Azijoje ir Ramiojo vandenyno salose. atitikmenys: lot. Pterocarpus indicus angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Amboyna pitch — Pitch Pitch, n. [OE. pich, AS. pic, L. pix; akin to Gr. ?.] 1. A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amboyna — n. the decorative wood of the SE Asian tree Pterocarpus indicus. Etymology: Amboyna Island in Indonesia …   Useful english dictionary

  • amboyna — or amboina noun Etymology: Amboina, Moluccas, Indonesia Date: circa 1859 a mottled curly grained wood of a southeast Asian tree (Pterocarpus indicus) of the legume family …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amboyna — noun a) A south east Asian tree, Pterocarpus indicus b) The reddish, mottled or striped wood of this tree, used in cabinetmaking Syn: padauk …   Wiktionary

  • amboyna — [am bɔɪnə] noun the decorative wood of a fast growing SE Asian tree (Pterocarpus indicus), used for cabinetmaking. Origin C19: named after Amboina Island in Indonesia …   English new terms dictionary

  • Kyaboca wood — Ky a*bo ca wood . (Bot.) (a) Amboyna wood. (b) Sandalwood ({Santalum album}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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