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  1. rosewoodnoun

    hard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain; used in cabinetwork

  2. rosewood, rosewood treenoun

    any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black


  1. rosewoodnoun

    The fragrant wood of Dalbergia nigra, a Brazilian tree in the legume family, which has a sweet smell.

  2. rosewoodnoun

    Any of several dozen woods, resembling that of Dalbergia nigra in some respect.

  3. rosewoodnoun

    The wood of a South American tree, Aniba rosaeodora, in the laurel family, with fragrant wood from which an essential oil is distilled.


  1. rosewood

    Rosewood refers to any of numerous richly hued timbers, often dark brown with dark veining, but found in many different hues, primarily sourced from trees in the genus Dalbergia. The name rosewood is used as a descriptive term due to some variations having a sweet smell similar to roses. These types of wood are highly praised for their beautiful color, durability, and resonance in musical instruments, with uses ranging from luxury furniture to musical instruments, decorative woodwork, and tools.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rosewoodnoun

    a valuable cabinet wood of a dark red color, streaked and variegated with black, obtained from several tropical leguminous trees of the genera Dalbergia and Machaerium. The finest kind is from Brazil, and is said to be from the Dalbergia nigra


  1. Rosewood

    Rosewood refers to any of a number of richly hued timbers, often brownish with darker veining, but found in many different hues. All rosewoods are strong and heavy, taking an excellent polish, being suitable for guitars, marimbas, turnery, handles, furniture, luxury flooring, etc. Rosewood oil, used in perfume, is extracted from the wood of Aniba rosaeodora, which is not related to the rosewoods used for lumber. In general, supplies are poor through overexploitation. Some species become canopy trees, and large pieces can occasionally be found in the trade. The dust created from sanding rosewood is considered an irritant and can cause asthma. The more a person is exposed to it, the more sensitive they can become.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rosewood in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rosewood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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