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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]], it is used by the [[Wandmaker]] [[Garrick Ollivander]].
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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",[1] 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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