Definition of goncalo alves
1 : a tall tropical American timber tree (Astronium fraxinifolium) of the family Anacardiaceae that is especially abundant in eastern Brazil
2 : the hard strong durable heavy wood of the goncalo alves that has a straight grain and dark stripes on a yellowish to pinkish ground and is widely used for veneer, fine furniture, and heavy construction where its durability is important —called also kingwood, zebrawood
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