: the hard reddish mottled wood of a tree of the genus Andira (especially A. americana) used especially for walking sticks and cabinetwork

called also acapu, pheasantwood

: a tree yielding such wood
: the dark wood of any of several West Indian cabbage palms
: the light ornately marked gray wood of an Australian fan palm (Livistona inermis)
: wood characteristically speckled as the result of attack by a fungus (Stereum frustulosum)

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“Partridgewood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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