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Meaning of RIBBONWOOD

Pronunciation:  'ribun`wûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage
  2. [n]  deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber that resembles flax and is called New Zealand cotton
 

RIBBONWOOD is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: Hoheria populnea, houhere, lacebark, Plagianthus betulinus, Plagianthus regius, ribbon tree
 
 See Also: genus Hoheria, genus Plagianthus, Hoheria, New Zealand cotton, Plagianthus, tree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rib"bon*wood`\, n. (Bot.)
A malvaceous tree ({Hoheria populnea}) of New Zealand, the
bark of which is used for cordage.

 

 

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