- the hard, brownish wood of a tropical Asian tree, Diospyros melanoxylon.
- the tree itself.
Origin of coromandel
Also called coromandel ebony.
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The Coromandel was bound to Cadiz, and thence round the Horn.Ned Myers
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The 'Coromandel' was not in yet; would not be in now until after dark—if then.The Giant's Robe
This is the white sandalwood, for the red comes from Coromandel and Pegu.
He is said to have been the twin of the demigod Mangara by a queen on the Coromandel coast.Demonology and Devil-lore
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This factory was the germ of the city of Madras, on the coast of Coromandel.India Under British Rule
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