New Guinea wood

variants: or New Guinea walnut

Definition of New Guinea wood

: the light gray to brown wood of a tree (Dracontomelum mangiferum) of the family Anacardiaceae that is native to the southern Pacific islands, has black markings and a high figure, and is used especially in veneers

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“New Guinea wood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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