calamander

noun cal·a·man·der \ ˈka-lə-ˌman-dər , ˌka-lə-ˈ \
variants: or calamander wood

Definition of calamander

: the hazel-brown black-striped wood of a southeast Asian tree (genus Diospyros and especially D. quaesita) that is used in furniture manufacturing

Origin and Etymology of calamander

probably from Dutch kalamanderhout calamander wood


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