bully tree

noun
bul·ly tree | \ˈbu̇lē-\
variants: or bullet tree \-lə̇t- \

Definition of bully tree 

: any of several hard-wooded tropical American trees of the family Sapotaceae especially : a large tree (Manilkara bidentata) of the West Indies and northern South America that yields balata gum and a heavy red timber

called also balata, beefwood

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History and Etymology for bully tree

by folk etymology from American Spanish balata

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