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poisonwood

noun poi·son·wood \ˈpi-zən-ˌwd\

Definition of POISONWOOD

:  a tree (Metopium toxiferum) of the cashew family that is native to Florida and the West Indies and has compound leaves, greenish paniculate flowers, and orange-yellow fruits and produces a severely irritating sap

First Known Use of POISONWOOD

1721

poisonwood

noun poi·son·wood \ˈpiz-ən-ˌwd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POISONWOOD

:  a caustic or poisonous tree of the genus Metopium (M. toxiferum) of Florida and the West Indies that has compound leaves, clusters of greenish flowers, and orange-yellow fruits

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