East African yellowwood

variants: or East African pine

Definition of East African yellowwood

: real yellowwood also : a related tree (Podocarpus gracilior synonym Afrocarpus gracilior) of eastern Africa with flattened, needlelike leaves and valuable yellowish-brown wood

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First Known Use of East African yellowwood

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“East African yellowwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20African%20yellowwood. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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