Definition of Burmese rosewood

1. Noun. Tree of India and Burma yielding a wood resembling mahogany.

Exact synonyms: Burma Padauk, Pterocarpus Macrocarpus
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus
Generic synonyms: Tree



Definition of Burmese rosewood

1. Noun. A southeast Asian tree of the rosewood family and its wood, valuable for its red lumber used in ornamental work including woodturning and furniture. The sapwood is yellowish-white with dark brown heartwood. The heartwood is very hard and heavy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burmese Rosewood

Burlington
Burlington bun
Burlington buns
Burma
Burma padauk
Burmah
Burman
Burmannia
Burmanniaceae
Burmans
Burmeisteria
Burmeisteria retusa
Burmese
Burmese-Yi
Burmese cat
Burmese rosewood
Burmilla
Burmillas
Burn and Rand theory
Burner
Burnett
Burnett's syndrome
Burnham
Burns' falciform process
Burns' ligament
Burns' space
Burns night
Burns stanza
Burnsian
Burnsians

Literary usage of Burmese rosewood

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1. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"Burma, Sunda and Philippine Islands and Southern China. Known also as " Burmese Rosewood," or " Tenasserim Mahogany. ..."

2. Adventure Guide Honduras & The Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos (2006)
"Research was carried out on tropical timbers such as mahogany, cypress, Burmese rosewood, and tropical pines. Cacao, sugar cane, spices, nuts, ..."

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