Definition of zebrawood in English:


Pronunciation /ˈzēbrəˌwo͝od/ /ˈzibrəˌwʊd/


  • Any of a number of tropical trees which produce ornamental striped timber that is used chiefly in cabinetmaking.

    Species in several families, such as Connarus guianensis (family Connaraceae) of Guyana, and Diospyros marmorata (family Ebenaceae) of the Andaman Islands

    • ‘Twenty species are available, including American varieties and exotic types like zebrawood, padauk, and wenge.’