coromandel

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

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

Origin of coromandel

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