sateenwood

noun

: a yellow satiny wood derived from an Amazonian tree (Euxylophora paraensis) of the family Rutaceae and widely used in Brazil in combination with acapu for parquetry

Word History

Etymology

sateen + wood

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“Sateenwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sateenwood. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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