Definition of roey in English:

roey

adjective

  • Of wood (especially mahogany): having an arrangement of markings in the grain which give a striped or streaky appearance to the surface when cut; (of the appearance or ‘figure’ of a piece of wood) striped, streaky.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Mahogany Tree. From roe + -y.

Pronunciation

roey

/ˈrəʊi/