calamander


cal·a·man·der

noun \ˈka-lə-ˌman-dər, ˌka-lə-ˈ\

Definition of CALAMANDER

:  the hazel-brown black-striped wood of a southeast Asian tree (genus Diospyros and especially D. quaesita) that is used in furniture manufacturing

Origin of CALAMANDER

probably from Dutch kalamanderhout calamander wood
First Known Use: 1804

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