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[zee-bruh-woo d; British also zeb-ruh-]
  1. any of several trees, especially Connarus guianensis, of tropical America, yielding a striped, hard wood used for making furniture.
  2. the wood of any of these trees.
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Origin of zebrawood

First recorded in 1775–85; zebra + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for zebrawood


  1. a tree, Connarus guianensis, of tropical America, Asia, and Africa, yielding striped hardwood used in cabinetwork: family Connaraceae
  2. any of various other trees or shrubs having striped wood
  3. the wood of any of these trees
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