citronwood

noun

Definition of citronwood

1 : the wood of the citron tree
2 : the wood of the sandarac tree used in cabinetwork

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First Known Use of citronwood

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Citronwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citronwood. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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