amboyna

amboina

/ (æmˈbɔɪnə) /

noun

the mottled curly-grained wood of an Indonesian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus indicus, used in making furniture

Word Origin for amboyna

C19: from the island of Amboina
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for amboyna