zebrawood

noun

ze·​bra·​wood ˈzē-brə-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce zebrawood (audio)
ˈze-
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

Examples of zebrawood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Decking: zebrawood via Toth Construction. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 10 June 2021 Sleek design and a gorgeous zebrawood finish combine with a comfortable faux-leather headband to provide a gloriously comfortable listening experience. Michael Calore, Wired, 20 Oct. 2021 All the trappings were in place: the matte-black steering wheel big enough for a bus driver, the traditional Mercedes instruments, the burnished panel of exotic zebrawood, the zany array of climate controls. Brock Yates, Car and Driver, 18 May 2021 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, 20 Sep. 2017

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'zebrawood.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1783, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of zebrawood was in 1783

Dictionary Entries Near zebrawood

Cite this Entry

“Zebrawood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zebrawood. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on zebrawood

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!