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zebrawood

[ zee-bruh-wood; British also zeb-ruh- ]
/ ˈzi brəˌwʊd; British also ˈzɛb rə- /
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noun

any of several trees, especially Connarus guianensis, of tropical America, yielding a striped, hard wood used for making furniture.
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

zebrawood
/ (ˈzɛbrəˌwʊd, ˈziː-) /

noun

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