Definition of Tulipwood

1. Noun. The variegated or showily striped ornamental wood of various tulipwood trees.

Substance meronyms: Tulipwood Tree
Generic synonyms: Wood



2. Noun. Light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer.

Definition of Tulipwood

1. n. The beautiful rose- colored striped wood of a Brazilian tree (Physocalymna floribunda), much used by cabinetmakers for inlaying.

Definition of Tulipwood

1. Noun. The striped, variegated wood of the tulip tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tulipwood

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Medical Definition of Tulipwood

1. The beautiful rose-coloured striped wood of a Brazilian tree (Physocalymna floribunda), much used by cabinetmakers for inlaying. Queensland tulipwood, the variegated wood of an Australian sapindaceous tree (Harpullia pendula). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tulipwood

tulip orchid
tulip poplar
tulip root
tulip tree
tulipanin
tulipant
tulipants
tulipist
tulipists
tuliplike
tulipmania
tulipomania
tulipomaniac
tulipomaniacs
tulips
tulipwood (current term)
tulipwood tree
tulipwoods
tulka
tulku
tulkus
tulle
tulle gras
tulles
tullian
tullibee
tullibees
tulpa
tulpas
tulwar

Literary usage of Tulipwood

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1905)
"... kingwood and tulipwood Louis XV. table, with chased ormolu mounts and brass borders, fitted three drawers, top lined velvet, ..."

2. A Guide to the Knowledge of Pottery, Porcelain, and Other Objects of Vertu by Henry George Bohn, Ralph Bernal (1857)
"JM Montefiore, Esq. 4114 A small oblong table, of old marqueterie of king and tulipwood, the top inlaid in diamonds, with drawer and or-moulu mouldings. 81. ..."

3. Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Works of Art, from the Byzantine by Ralph Bernal (1855)
"(See illustration) 4198 An elegant small square-shaped table of old marqueterie of king and tulipwood, with or-moulu ornaments 4199 A BEAUTIFUL OBLONG TABLE ..."

4. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"The colors of " fancy woods " are not usually liable to fade by exposure to light, tulipwood being one exception ; but age darkens them and mellows the ..."

5. A Text-book of the Materials of Construction: For Use in Technical and by Robert Henry Thurston (1890)
"The colors of " fancy woods " are not usually liable to fade by exposure to light, tulipwood being one exception ; but age darkens them and mellows the ..."

6. A Text-book of the Materials of Construction: For Use in Technical and by Robert Henry Thurston (1890)
"tulipwood, kingwood, zebrawood, and rosewood illustrate this case. In ordinary planks these markings are drawn out into stripes, bands, and patches, ..."

7. Handbook for Australia & New Zealand: (including Also the Fiji Islands) with by S.W. Silver & Co (1880)
"Use an<* woods. beauty" The tulipwood is very handsome. The silver-tree is so called from its silver foliage. The bottle-brush, tea- tree, black butt, ..."

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