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logwood

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noun log·wood \ˈlȯg-ˌwu̇d, ˈläg-\

Definition of logwood

  1. 1 a :  a leguminous tree (Haematoxylon campechianum) of Mexico and the West Indies b :  the very hard brown or brownish-red heartwood of logwood

  2. 2 :  a dye extracted from the heartwood of logwood — compare hematoxylin




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logwood

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noun log·wood \ˈlȯg-ˌwu̇d, ˈläg-\

Medical Definition of logwood

  1. 1a:  a Central American and West Indian leguminous tree (Haematoxylon campechianum)b:  the very hard brown or brownish red heartwood of logwood

  2. 2:  a dye extracted from the heartwood of logwood—see hematoxylin




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