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palisander

[pal-uh-san-der, pal-uh-san-der]
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noun
  1. Brazilian rosewood.
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Origin of palisander

First recorded in 1835–45, palisander is from the French word palissandre < ?
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Historical Examples

  • This table was of palisander wood and supported by the semblance of a swan.

    The Poor Plutocrats

    Maurus Jkai