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'''Rosewood''' is a general term to refer to about a dozen species of tree in the genus ''Dalberga'', prized for their visually pleasant timber. This wood has a strong sweet smell, which persists over the years, explaining the name "rosewood",<ref>[[Wikipedia:Rosewood#True rosewoods|Rosewood]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref> and is commonly used in furniture and instrument-making. In the [[wizarding world]], rosewood is also sometimes used as a [[wand wood]].
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'''Rosewood''' is a general term to refer to about a dozen species of tree in the genus ''Dalberga'', prized for their visually pleasant timber. This wood has a strong sweet smell, which persists over the years, explaining the name "rosewood",<ref>[[Wikipedia:Rosewood#True rosewoods|Rosewood]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref> and is commonly used in furniture and instrument-making. In the [[wizarding world]], rosewood is also sometimes used as a [[wand wood]].  Rosewood wands are quite rare. They are not very compatible with Dark magic as this wood represents love and purity. Rosewood wands are known to excel in love spells and healing magic
   
 
==Known Wand owners==
 
==Known Wand owners==
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==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
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[[Category:Wand woods]]
 
[[Category:Wand woods]]
 
[[Category:Plants]]
 
[[Category:Plants]]

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Rosewood is a general term to refer to about a dozen species of tree in the genus Dalberga, prized for their visually pleasant timber. This wood has a strong sweet smell, which persists over the years, explaining the name "rosewood",[1] and is commonly used in furniture and instrument-making. In the wizarding world, rosewood is also sometimes used as a wand wood.  Rosewood wands are quite rare. They are not very compatible with Dark magic as this wood represents love and purity. Rosewood wands are known to excel in love spells and healing magic

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