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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History and Etymology for canary wood

from Canary Islands

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“Canary wood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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