Honduras rosewood

noun

Definition of Honduras rosewood

: a valuable dark streaked wood from one or more Central American trees of the genus Dalbergia (as D. stevensonii and D. cubilquitzensis)

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First Known Use of Honduras rosewood

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Honduras rosewood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Honduras%20rosewood. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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