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Meaning of LEATHERWOOD

Pronunciation:  'ledhur`wûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers
  2. [n]  shrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazil; grown for the slender racemes of white flowers and orange-crimson foliage
 

LEATHERWOOD is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: cyrilla, Cyrilla racemiflora, Dirca palustris, moosewood, ropebark, white titi, wicopy
 
 See Also: bush, Dirca, genus Cyrilla, genus Dirca, shrub

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Leath"er*wood`\, n. (Bot.)
A small branching shrub ({Dirca palustris}), with a white,
soft wood, and a tough, leathery bark, common in damp woods
in the Northern United States; -- called also {moosewood},
and {wicopy}. --Gray.

 

 

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