king·​wood ˈkiŋ-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce kingwood (audio)
: the wood of any of several tropical American leguminous trees (especially genus Dalbergia)
especially : the wood of a Brazilian tree (D. cearensis) used especially for furniture

Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kingwood was in 1788

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“Kingwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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