Meaning of ROSEWOOD in English


/rohz"wood'/ , n.

1. any of various reddish cabinet woods, sometimes with a roselike odor, yielded by certain tropical trees, esp. belonging to the genus Dalbergia, of the legume family.

2. a tree yielding such wood.

[ 1650-60; ROSE 1 + WOOD 1 ]

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