coromandel

[ kawr-uh-man-dl, kor- ]

noun
  1. the hard, brownish wood of a tropical Asian tree, Diospyros melanoxylon.

  2. the tree itself.

Origin of coromandel

1
1835–45; after the Coromandel Coast; cf. calamander
  • Also called coromandel ebony.

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