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Definition of the noun cocobolo

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noun - plural: cocobolos

  1. a valuable timber tree of tropical South America
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Dalbergia retusa
    • more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
    • member of: Dalbergia / genus Dalbergia = large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
    • substance: granadilla wood = dark red hardwood derived from the cocobolo and used in making musical instruments e.g. clarinets

Alternative definition of the noun cocobolo

noun

  1. An oily tropical hardwood from Central America.

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Google previewVoyage of the Manteno (2006)

The Education of a Modern-Day Expeditioner by John Haslett

Weighing sixty-eight pounds per cubic foot, cocobolo is the second-most dense wood in the world. It couldn't be used for floatation or buoyancy because it was guaranteed to sink in the water like an anvil, but it could be used to hold our raft ...

Google previewThe Best Jigs & Fixtures for Your Woodshop (2004)

by Popular Woodworking Books (Firm)

because cocobolo is an oily wood and does not form an especiallv strong glue bond. If 1 had made the soles from rock maple, the tenons would have been unnecessary. W hen gluing the sides to the soles, remember that you must put the ...

Google previewAmerican Forests (1918)

Cocobolo is a rosewood and is botanically closely related to the true rosewood ( Dalbergia nigra). It is cut here in large quantities and, like dye woods, has a white useless sap wood which is removed in the bush. The pieces are very irregular ...

Google previewThe New York Lumber Trade Journal (1922)

by John W. Long, Arthur R. Carr

Cocobolo is an article whose use has already been greatly diminished through the introduction of cutlery from foreign sources. Moreover, the high prices that prevailed during the war have had a tendency among consumers to seek and use ...

Google previewAmerican Forestry (1918)

Cocobolo is a rosewood and is botanically closely related to the true rosewood ( Dalbergia nigra). It is cut here in large quantities and, like dye woods, has a white useless sap wood which is removed in the bush. The pieces are very irregular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Woodworkers prized cocobolo or cocoawood, a brownishpurple native American wood marked with lighter streaks, for carving utensil handles and shaping cutting boards, aflatsurface groovedatthe sideto collect juices. Another import, Central ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2007)

by U S Dept of Agriculture

See Creosote Cocobolo, shrinkage values Coefficient of friction Coefficient of thermal expansion Coefficient of variation Collapse during drying Columns: built- up and spaced columns flanged columns long columns, compressive stress short ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Furniture Making (2000)

by Ernest Joyce

Cocobolo (Nicaraguan rosewood) Similar to Rio rosewood but with a pronounced reddish tinge and coarse, visible grain.

Google previewAppletons Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering Illustrated with Four Thousand Engravings on Wood (1852)

wood is there called Cocobolo prirto ; that it is not the growth of the Mauritius, but of adagascar, to the interior ...

Google previewAppleton's dictionary of machines, mechanics, engine work, and engineering (1858)

by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York. (1866. D. Appleton & co.)

Lloyd says the wood is there called Cocobolo prieto ; that it is not the growth of the Mauritius, but ...

Google previewTHE STANDARD DICTIONARY OF FACTS: A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF READY REFERENCE BASED UPON EVERYDAY NEEDS (1922)

The latter are chiefly gold, rubber, hides, mother- of-pearl, coffee and cocobolo wood. Steamship lines ply to San Francisco, Yokohama, and various ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

by William Dwight Whitney

COCObolo (ko-ko-bo'lo), n. A name of several hard West-Indian woods used in cabinet-making. COCO-de-mer (ko'ko-de-mar), ». [F. : coco, cocoa; de, < L. dc, of - mer, < L. mare, sea: see cocoa1 and marine.] Same as double cocoanut (which ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

COCObolo (ko-ko-bo'Io), n. A name of several hard West-Indian woods used in cabinet-making. COCO-de-mer (ko'ko-de-mar). n. [F. : coco, cocoa; de, < L. de, of; mer, < L. mare, sea: see cocoa1 and marine.] Same as double cocoanut (which ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

COCObolo (ko-ko-bo'16), ». A name of several hard West-Indian woods used in cabinet-making. COCO-de-mer (koTcd-de-marV n. [F. : coco, cocoa; do, < L. de, of; mer, < L. mare, sea: see cocoa1 and marine.] Same as double cocoanut ...

Google previewThe World Book Dictionary (2003)

cocobolo. DOjeotfaoHo (kO'ka be '16). n.. pi. -los any one of several dark-colored woods of the West Indies, Central America, and other areas of tropical America, used in cabinetmaking. [ < Spanish cocototo] co cc-de-mer (kO kO'da mar'), ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

gold-dust, hides, ivory nuts, manganese, shells, tobacco, cocobolo (a cabinet ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

gold-dust, hides, ivory nuts, manganese, shells, tobacco, cocobolo (a cabinet wood), tortoise-shell, vanilla, whale oil ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1C3O1B3O1L1O1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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