Dictionary.com

marblewood

[ mahr-buhl-wood ]
/ ˈmɑr bəlˌwʊd /
Save This Word!

noun
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.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?

Origin of marblewood

First recorded in 1745–55; marble + wood1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for marblewood

marblewood
/ (ˈmɑːbəlˌwʊd) /

noun
a Malaysian tree, Diospyros marmorata : family Ebenaceae
the distinctively marked wood of this tree, having black bands on a lighter background
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK