coromandel

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Noun[edit]

coromandel (uncountable)

  1. Calamander.
    • 1917, Rudyard Kipling, "My Son's Wife", in A Diversity of Creatures:
      Rhoda took their battered hats, led the women upstairs for hairpins, and presently fed them all with tea-cakes, poached eggs, anchovy toast, and drinks from a coromandel-wood liqueur case.

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Etymology[edit]

from the Coromandel Coast in India, a source of this material

Noun[edit]

coromandel m (uncountable)

  1. striped ebony (a heavy wood, brown in color with deep black streaks, yielded by a limited number of species in the genus Diospyros).