A dark, brown, fine-grain wood obtained from the Melanoxylon brauna trees native to South America. Brauna is used for veneers.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Melanoxylon brauna; Brazilwood; gombeira (Fr.); bois perdrix (Fr.); brauna (Port.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996