Definition of Honduras rosewood
1. Noun. Central American tree yielding a valuable dark streaked rosewood.
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Literary usage of Honduras rosewood
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1. The Handbook of British Honduras ...: Comprising Historical, Statistical by Lindsay William Bristowe, Philip B Wright (1888)
"... one rather scarcer than the other, and not half so lofty, although about the same girth. It is a tree which grows abundantly in Honduras. ROSEWOOD ..."
2. The Indian Forester (1900)
"As regards the turning, polishing, planing, etc., it compares with Honduras rosewood in all respects, except that the polish tends to make the colour rather ..."
3. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1905)
"... defendants bought of the plaintiff about one hundred tons of honduras rosewood for shipment in the course of 1903 at £6 lOg. per ton weight delivered, ..."
4. The Indian Forester; a Quarterly Magazine of Forestry (1881)
"'Ad. per foot cube. 37 logs ditto cedar, ditto, at 4^d. to 5$d.; average 4-^d. 40 logs honduras rosewood were bought in at £5 per ton. ..."