variants: or breakaxe \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of breakax

: any of various hardwoods difficult to chop: such as
a : the wood of a West Indian tree (Sloanea jamaicensis)
b : a quebracho (Pithecolobium arboreum)

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“Breakax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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