Durable mottled reddish-brown wood with a tight grain from the East Indies. It is a variety of PADOUK, and was used by the cabinet-makers, mainly for its highly decorative effect, in VENEERS, INLAID DECORATION and BRANDING in the 18th and 19th centuries.
- mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus
- tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
- mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicusFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=amboyna
mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicusFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=amboyna
Amboyna is a genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Tortricinae of the family Tortricidae. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amboyna_(genus)
Amboyna, or the Cruelties of the Dutch to the English Merchants is a tragedy by John Dryden written in 1673. Its subject is the Amboyna massacre that took place on Ambon Island in 1623. Dryden reportedly wrote the play in the short space of a month; he wanted to produce a topical piece, since Britain was at that time at war with The ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amboyna_(play)
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