bloodwood

noun

Definition of bloodwood

  1. :  any of numerous trees having a red juice or red wood: such as a Australia (1) :  any of several eucalypts (such as Eucalyptus corymbosa) (2) :  a tree (Baloghia lucida) the sap of which is used as a paint b in tropical America (1) :  logwood (2) :  false logwood (3) :  any of several plants of the genus Pterocarpus (4) :  a tree of the genus Vismia c in the East Indies :  queen's crape myrtle

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