Last modified on 9 September 2013, at 01:03

huanghuali

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EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin 黃花梨

NounEdit

huanghuali (uncountable)

  1. The Chinese tree Dalbergia odorifera, or the wood of this tree, which is often used in Chinese woodworking.
    • 2008 March 14, Wendy Moonan, “Rare Works by Eminent Britons”, New York Times:
      His proudest offering is a matched pair of 17th-century huanghuali tapered cabinets formerly in the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture in Renaissance, Calif.