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radiche composte

English translation: composite walnut burr

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Italian term or phrase:radiche composte
English translation:composite walnut burr
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09:16 Nov 20, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: radiche composte
"Nella foto il comò più specchiera dalle linee attuali su ispirazione classica eseguito in radiche composte unite da intarsi nero ebano."

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Sarah Ferrara
Italy
Local time: 02:42
composite walnut burr
Explanation:
Hi
It's called burr or burl. The adjective "composite" means that it's not the real stuff, but it's been produced from real wood and maybe some burr to give an appropriate surface finish. I think "radica" is always walnut, but I'm not 100% on it.
Regards
Derek
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Summary of answers provided
nacompound briar-root/briarwoodKika
nacomposite walnut burrxxxdsmith
nacompound briar-root
Lucia Mentani


  

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1 hr
compound briar-root


Explanation:
Apparently, radica, is a type of precious wood that is extracted from the root of the walnut tree.


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Lucia Mentani
United States
Local time: 20:42
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 70
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1 hr
composite walnut burr


Explanation:
Hi
It's called burr or burl. The adjective "composite" means that it's not the real stuff, but it's been produced from real wood and maybe some burr to give an appropriate surface finish. I think "radica" is always walnut, but I'm not 100% on it.
Regards
Derek

xxxdsmith
Local time: 02:42
PRO pts in pair: 289

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Peter Cox
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1 hr
compound briar-root/briarwood


Explanation:
Kika


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Kika
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PRO pts in pair: 22
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