zebrawood

noun
ze·bra·wood | \ ˈzē-brə-ˌwu̇d , ˈze- \

Definition of zebrawood 

1 : any of several trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood: such as

a : a tall South American timber tree (Astronium fraxinifolium) of the cashew family

b : a tall western African timber tree (Microberlinia brazzavillensis) of the legume family

2 : the wood of a zebrawood

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The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Hot Property: Tim Daly selling polished Santa Monica loft," 20 Sep. 2017 The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Hot Property: Tim Daly selling polished Santa Monica loft," 20 Sep. 2017 The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Hot Property: Tim Daly selling polished Santa Monica loft," 20 Sep. 2017 The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Hot Property: Tim Daly selling polished Santa Monica loft," 20 Sep. 2017 The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Hot Property: Tim Daly selling polished Santa Monica loft," 20 Sep. 2017 The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Hot Property: Tim Daly selling polished Santa Monica loft," 20 Sep. 2017 The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Hot Property: Tim Daly selling polished Santa Monica loft," 20 Sep. 2017 The updated kitchen has a narrow, eat-at island and cabinetry finished in zebrawood; a dining alcove features bench seating. Neal J. Leitereg, latimes.com, "'Pirates of the Caribbean' star Johnny Depp continues his real estate purge," 9 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of zebrawood

1783, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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