canary wood


Definition of canary wood 

1 : the wood of various trees: such as

a : that of either of two laurels (Persea indica and P. canariensis) of Madeira and the Canary Islands

b : that of the noni

c : that of an Australian tree (Eucalyptus hemiphloia)

d : that of Leichhardt's pine

2 British : the wood of a tulip tree

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from Canary Islands

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