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 for tulipwood
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tulipwood \Tu"lip*wood`\, n.
     The beautiful rose-colored striped wood of a Brazilian tree
     ({Physocalymna floribunda), much used by cabinetmakers for
     inlaying.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Queensland tulipwood, the variegated wood of an Australian
        sapindaceous tree ({Harpullia pendula). --J. Smith (Dict.
        Econ. Plants).
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tulipwood
      n 1: the variegated or showily striped ornamental wood of
           various tulipwood trees
      2: light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture
         and veneer [syn: tulipwood, true tulipwood, whitewood,
         white poplar, yellow poplar]

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