Meaning of ROSEWOOD in English


■ noun

1》 a close-grained tropical timber with a distinctive fragrance, used for making furniture and musical instruments.

2》 the tree which produces ~. [Genus Dalbergia : several species, in particular D. nigra of Brazil.]

↘used in names of other trees which yield similar wood, e.g. African ~ .

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