variants or pasinia
plural -s
: the wood of a Formosan oak (Quercus junghuhnii) used for joinery and cabinetwork that resembles chestnut but has pronounced medullary rays

Word History


New Latin Pasania, genus of oaks, from Sundanese pasang oak

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“Pasania.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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