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rosewood

noun rose·wood \ˈrōz-ˌwd\

: 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
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First Known Use of ROSEWOOD

1660
ROSEWOOD Defined for Kids

rosewood

noun rose·wood \ˈrōz-ˌwd\

Definition of ROSEWOOD for Kids

:  a reddish or purplish wood streaked with black that is used especially for making furniture and musical instruments
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