desert ironwood

noun

Definition of desert ironwood

1 : a small leguminous tree (Olneya tesota) of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico with odd-pinnate leaves and purplish white flowers in short racemes

called also Sonora ironwood

2 : the hard wood of the desert ironwood

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“Desert ironwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desert%20ironwood. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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