Definition of greywood in US English:

greywood

noun

  • 1Wood of the sycamore, Acer pseudoplatanus, that has been dyed a grey colour, typically used in inlay work; compare "harewood".

  • 2Greyish wood of the southeast Asian tree Terminalia alata (family Combretaceae), used in furniture and veneers.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Cabinet Maker & Art Furnisher.