dev·​il·​wood ˈde-vᵊl-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce devilwood (audio)
: a small tree (Osmanthus americanus) of the olive family that is native to the southern U.S.

Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of devilwood was in 1810

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“Devilwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Oct. 2023.

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