trincomali wood

noun, often capitalized T
trin·​co·​ma·​li wood
variants: or trincomalee wood \ ¦triŋkōmə¦lē-​ \

Definition of trincomali wood

1 : a tropical Asiatic timber tree (Berrya ammonilla) of the family Tiliaceae with hard dark wood
2 : the wood of the trincomali wood tree

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History and Etymology for trincomali wood

from Trincomali, Trincomalee, seaport in Ceylon

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“Trincomali wood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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