[king-woo d] /ˈkɪŋˌwʊd/

a Brazilian streaked with violet tints, used especially in cabinetwork.
the tree of the genus Dalbergia that yields this .
the hard fine-grained violet-tinted wood of a Brazilian leguminous tree, Dalbergia cearensis, used in cabinetwork
the tree yielding this wood


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