[mahr-buh l-woo d]
- any of several trees having wood somewhat resembling marble in graining or texture, as Diospyros marmorata, of southern Asia, or Olea paniculata, of Australia.
- the wood of any of these trees.
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British Dictionary definitions for marblewood
- a Malaysian tree, Diospyros marmorata : family Ebenaceae
- the distinctively marked wood of this tree, having black bands on a lighter background
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