logwood

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log·wood

noun \ˈlg-ˌwd, ˈläg-\

Definition of LOGWOOD

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

First Known Use of LOGWOOD

1581

log·wood

noun \ˈlg-ˌwd, ˈläg-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LOGWOOD

1
a : a Central American and West Indian leguminous tree (Haematoxylon campechianum) b : the very hard brown or brownish red heartwood of logwood
2
: a dye extracted from the heartwood of logwood—see hematoxylin

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