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Meaning of YELLOWWOOD

Pronunciation:  'yelow`wûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract
  2. [n]  yellow-colored wood of any of various yellowwood trees
 

YELLOWWOOD is a 10 letter word that starts with Y.

 

 Synonyms: yellowwood tree
 
 See Also: angiospermous yellowwood, gymnospermous yellowwood, tree, wood, yellowwood

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Yel"low*wood`\, n. (Bot.)
The wood of any one of several different kinds of trees;
also, any one of the trees themselves. Among the trees so
called are the {Cladrastis tinctoria}, an American leguminous
tree; the several species of prickly ash ({Xanthoxylum}); the
Australian {Flindersia Oxleyana}, a tree related to the
mahogany; certain South African species of {Podocarpus},
trees related to the yew; the East Indian {Podocarpus
latifolia}; and the true satinwood ({Chloroxylon Swietenia}).
All these Old World trees furnish valuable timber.



 

 

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