What does brazilwood mean?

brazilwood meaning in General Dictionary

heavy lumber of various brazilwood woods; used for violin bows so when dyewoods

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  • tropical tree with prickly trunk; its hefty purple timber yields a red dye and is useful for cabinetry

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Among the more important and conspicuous trees of these tropical forests are mahogany, rosewood, Spanish cedar (Cedrela), cassias, ceibas (Bombax), rubber (Castilloa), palms of many species including the oil-producing Attalea of Manzanillo and Acrocomia of Acapulco, guayacan (Guaiacum), logwood (Haematoxylon campechianum), brazilwood (H.

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