Definition of Brazilian rosewood
1. Noun. An important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black.
Group relationships: Dalbergia, Genus Dalbergia
Generic synonyms: Rosewood, Rosewood Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brazilian Rosewood
Literary usage of Brazilian rosewood
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"That, however, so called in .the United Kingdom is Brazilian rosewood, ... Formerly Brazilian rosewood was said, on the authority of the French botanist and ..."
2. Timber by James Rae Baterden (1908)
"Brazilian rosewood, as stated above, is the produce of various ... There is now but little trade in Brazilian rosewood. There was none in stock in the ..."
3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"... Brazilian rosewood from Dalbergia nigra, Indian rosewood from Dalbergia latifolia, Jamaica rosewood from Amyris balsamifera and ..."
4. Sloan's Homestead Architecture: Containing Forty Designs for Villas by Samuel Sloan (1870)
"Brazilian rosewood is the most expensive of all woods in general use in Europe and America, and is celebrated for its beautifully figured grain ; great ..."
5. Sloan's Homestead Architecture: Containing Forty Designs for Villas by Samuel Sloan (1861)
"Brazilian rosewood is the most expensive of all woods in general use in Europe and America, and is celebrated for its beautifully figured grain; ..."
6. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"Zebra Wood Wood brown with numerous sulphur yellow dots (pores). .Greenheart 120. Tulip Wood, Brazilian rosewood ..."