Rosewood meaning

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The wood of any of these trees, used for cabinetwork and musical instruments.
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Any of a number of valuable hard, reddish, black-streaked woods, sometimes with a roselike odor, obtained from certain tropical trees (esp. genus Dalbergia of the pea family) and used in making furniture, pianos, etc.
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A tree yielding such wood.
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The fragrant wood of Dalbergia nigra, a Brazilian tree in the legume family, which has a sweet smell.
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Any of several dozen woods, resembling that of Dalbergia nigra in some respect.
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The wood of a South American tree, Aniba rosaeodora, in the laurel family, with fragrant wood from which an essential oil is distilled.
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Any of various tropical trees chiefly of the genus Dalbergia in the pea family, having hard brown to purplish wood with dark brown or black streaks.
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