pearwood

[ pair-woo d ]
/ ˈpɛərˌwʊd /
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noun

the hard, fine-grained, reddish wood of the pear tree, used for ornamentation, small articles of furniture, and musical instruments.

Origin of pearwood

First recorded in 1910–15; pear + wood1
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Examples from the Web for pearwood

  • It is an interesting piece; the stiles in the back are inlaid with pearwood and ebony.