- the mottled curly-grained wood of an Indonesian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus indicus, used in making furniture
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In the Moluccas themselves the species of Amboyna are the largest; 4.Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection
Alfred Russel Wallace
The species of Celebes equal or even surpass in size those of Amboyna.
In the Moluccas themselves the species of Amboyna are the largest.
You can all lend a hand till I land you at Amboyna or Ternate.Rodman The Boatsteerer And Other Stories
Captain Foote was left as governor of the island with a garrison, while we went on to Amboyna.Old Jack