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amblyopic
Amblyopsis spelaeus
Amblyopy
Amblypoda
Amblyrhynchus
Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Amblystoma Mexicanum
Ambo
Amboina
amboina pine
Amboinese
Ambon
Ambonese
Ambos
Amboyna button
amboyna pine
Amboyna pitch
Amboyna wood
Ambracian Gulf
Ambreada
Ambreate
Ambreic
Ambrein
Ambries
Ambrite
Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti
Ambrose
Ambrose Bierce

amboyna definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus [syn: amboyna, Andaman redwood]
2: tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain [syn: padauk, padouk, amboyna, Pterocarpus indicus]

Merriam Webster's

or amboina noun Etymology: Amboina, Moluccas, Indonesia Date: circa 1859 a mottled curly-grained wood of a southeast Asian tree (Pterocarpus indicus) of the legume family

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the decorative wood of the SE Asian tree Pterocarpus indicus. Etymology: Amboyna Island in Indonesia




 


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