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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

Alternative definition of the noun cocobolo


  1. An oily tropical hardwood from Central America.

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Google previewKnives 2017 (2016)

The World's Greatest Knife Book by Joe Kertzman

JAMES BEHRING Grooved cocobolo is the palpable pulp that aids in hand purchase on a full-tang “Uplander” model with a hollowground S7 blade. ( SharpByCoop image) W BILLKIRKES The long swedge of the 5160 blade attempts to.

Google previewCrafting Wood Logic Puzzles (2006)

18 Three-dimensional Games for the Hands & Mind by Charles R. Self, Tom Lensch

Cocobolo is a relative of rosewood, from Central America. It is oily, thus hard to glue, and is hard on tools due to silica inclusions. Additionally, it is expensive, and many people are allergic to ...

Google previewPanama and the Canal (1914)

The Story of Its Achievement, Its Problems and Its Prospects by Willis John Abbot

The cocobolo is a hard wood, but without the beauty to fit it for cabinet work. The sangre derives its name from its red sap which exudes from a gash like blood. It takes a high polish, and is in its general characteristics not unlike our cherry.

Google previewPanama and the Canal in Picture and Prose ... (1913)

by Willis John Abbot

The cocobolo is a hard wood, but without ...

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 previewThe New York Lumber Trade Journal (1922)

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 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 previewSelected Stories of Morley Roberts (2015)

by Roberts, Morley

Cocobolo is a hardwood of the tree Dalbergia retusa from Central America. Snakewood, so called for its characteristic snakeskin patterns, is from the Fabaceae family of trees found mostly in Suriname, South America, and Australia .

Google previewWoodShop News

by Published by Dominion Enterprises

By Brian Caldwell SENIOR WRITER Cocobolo is a true rosewood and one of the world's most attractive exotic woods, exhibiting a wide range of rich colors including shades of orange, yellow, red and brown, accompanied by black striping.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

cabuina Honduras: granadillo, rosul Belize: nagaedwood Nicaragua: nambar legitimo Guatemala: jumero Argentina: isa pui Mexico: cocobolo, granadillo Costa Rica: nambar Panama: prieto Indochina: cam lai, hue moc, leang, neang nuon, ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

cocobolo (Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama); cocobolo negro (Costa ...

Google previewDictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America (2013)

Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette

cocobolo (Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama); ...

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 previewDictionary of Contact Allergens (2007)

by Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, Christophe J. Coz

cocobolo (Dalbergia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Furniture Making (2000)

by Ernest Joyce, Alan Peters

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

Cocobolo (1⁄4 Dalbergia retusa), Brazilian rosewood (1⁄4 Dalbergia nigra) Pao ferro, Caviuna vermelha, 'Santos rosewood' Cape primrose (1⁄4 Streptocarpus hybrids and species) Ginkgo, Maidenhair tree Desert heliotrope, scorpion ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2003)

by American Heritage Dictionary

hickory, plywood, redwood, sapwood 08 amaranth, hasswood, chestnut, cocobolo, cord wood, iirewood, hardwood, kindling, kingwood, maboganv, pulpwood, red lauan, rosewood, silky oak, soitwood, sycamore 09 blackwood, brushwood, ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

cocobolo/cocobola, the timber from any one of several species of tree of the Central American genus Dalbergia, or the tree itself, a dark hardwood] Coca-Cola n. (1950s+) (Aus.) a bowler, in cricket, [rhy. si.; ult. the ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist (2014)

by Jane Ellsworth

cocobolo. Scientific name Dalbergia retusa. A dense tropical hardwood ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

cocobolo /,l<aol <a(o)'baolao/ > n. (pl. cocobolos) a tropical American tree with hard reddish wood . [Dalbergia retusa.] — ORIGIN C19: via Sp. from Arawak kakabali. coco de mer ...

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 ...

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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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