bloodwood

noun

: 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)
(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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“Bloodwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bloodwood. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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