Definition of Rosewood tree
1. Noun. Any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black.
Terms within: Rosewood
Specialized synonyms: Dalbergia Latifolia, East India Rosewood, East Indian Rosewood, Indian Blackwood, Indian Rosewood, Brazilian Rosewood, Caviuna Wood, Dalbergia Nigra, Jacaranda, Dalbergia Stevensonii, Honduras Rosewood
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rosewood Tree
Literary usage of Rosewood tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1857)
"Mr. M. M ASTERS exhibited a specimen of an abnormal growth in a rosewood-tree. The specimen consisted of two root-like organs which had been found in the ..."
2. Brazil and the Brazilians by Daniel Parish Kidder, James Cooley Fletcher (1866)
"The rosewood-tree is cut down, deprived of its branches, and conveyed to market generally by floating it to some seaport-town, whence it is shipped to North ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1889)
"The men having found a large dead rosewood-tree, whose trunk was some two feet six inches in diameter, began cutting it up for fuel, and, to obtain light ..."
4. Principles of Human Geography by Ellsworth Huntington, Sumner W. Cushing (1922)
"... or call the axman to chop down a fine rosewood tree. Their overseers are often brutal white men who have come to the tropics simply to get rich. ..."
5. Principles of Human Geography by Ellsworth Huntington, Sumner W. Cushing (1922)
"Then they tap the rubber trees and collect the sap, or call the axman to chop down a fine rosewood tree. Their overseers are often brutal white men who have ..."