Simple Definition of rosewood
: the hard, dark, red wood of some tropical trees that is used especially for making furniture and musical instruments
Full Definition of rosewood
: any of various tropical trees (especially genus Dalbergia) yielding valuable cabinet woods of a usually dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black; also : the wood
First Known Use of rosewood
Rhymes with rosewood
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ROSEWOOD Defined for Kids
Definition of rosewood for Students
: a reddish or purplish wood streaked with black that is used especially for making furniture and musical instruments
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "rosewood"
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