cocuswood

/ (ˈkəʊkəsˌwʊd) /

noun

wood from the tropical American leguminous tree Brya ebenus, used for inlaying, turnery, musical instruments, etc
the source of this wood, an important timber tree in parts of the Caribbean

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Question 1 of 10
advocate
Also called: Jamaican ebony, West Indian ebony
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