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''Diospyros kaki''; kaki (It.); ebony
 
''Diospyros kaki''; kaki (It.); ebony
  
== Authority ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
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* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
 
* ''The American Heritage Dictionary'' or ''Encarta'', via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Diospyros." Encyclopædia Britannica. 1 Sept. 2004 .
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Diospyros." Accessed 1 Sept. 2004.
  
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:18, 15 September 2022

Description

A dark, heavy ebony-like wood from the persimmon tree, Diospyros kaki, native to Japan and China. The heavy, durable wood is black with lighter streaks of gray yellow and brown. It is highly valued for furniture, inlays, and decorative work. The wood is resistant to insects.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Diospyros kaki; kaki (It.); ebony

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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