granadilla wood

noun

Definition of granadilla wood

1 : the wood of the granadilla tree

called also cocuswood

2 : a dark red hardwood derived from a cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) of northern South America and used in making musical instruments (as clarinets)
3 in Puerto Rico : the yellow satiny wood of a tropical American tree (Buchenavia capitata) of the family Combretaceae
4 : the chocolate-brown hardwood of a tropical American tree (Caesalpinia granadillo)

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“Granadilla wood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granadilla%20wood. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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