marblewood [mahr-buh l-woo d] Word Origin noun
- any of several trees having wood somewhat resembling marble in graining or texture, as Diospyros marmorata, of southern Asia, or Olea paniculata, of Australia.
- the wood of any of these trees.
- a Malaysian tree, Diospyros marmorata : family Ebenaceae
- the distinctively marked wood of this tree, having black bands on a lighter background