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Noun: rosewood  'rowz,wûd
  1. Hard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain; used in cabinetwork
  2. Any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish colour streaked and variegated with black
    - rosewood tree

Derived forms: rosewoods

Type of: tree, wood

Encyclopedia: Rosewood, North Carolina