Any of certain trees of the genus Dahlbergia in the pea family, especially D. retusa of Central America and Mexico.
The hard durable wood of such a tree, deep orange-red with black streaking or mottling, used for small specialty items such as knife handles.
An old South American coin.
- Dalbergia retusa
Other Word Forms of Cocobolo
Origin of Cocobolo
Spanish from Arawak kakabali
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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