beef·​wood ˈbēf-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce beefwood (audio)
: the hard heavy reddish wood of any of various chiefly Australian trees

Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of beefwood was in 1805

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“Beefwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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