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tulipwood

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noun tu·lip·wood \ˈtü-ləp-ˌwu̇d, ˈtyü-\

Definition of tulipwood

  1. 1 :  wood of the North American tulip tree

  2. 2a :  any of several showily striped or variegated woods; especially :  the rose-colored wood of a chiefly Brazilian tree (Dalbergia frutescens) of the legume family much used by cabinetmakers for inlayingb :  a tree that yields tulipwood



1843

First Known Use of tulipwood

1843


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