devilwood

noun
dev·​il·​wood | \ ˈde-vᵊl-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce devilwood (audio) \

Definition of devilwood

: a small tree (Osmanthus americanus) of the olive family that is native to the southern U.S.

First Known Use of devilwood

1810, in the meaning defined above

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“Devilwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devilwood. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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