acapau

acapau

[¦äk·ə′pau̇]
(materials)
A type of ebony obtained from Voucapapoua americana in the Amazon valley; used for fine inlay work. Also known as partridge wood. Properly spelled acapu.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.