greenheart

noun green·heart \ ˈgrēn-ˌhärt \

Definition of greenheart

: a tropical South American evergreen tree (Ocotea rodiaei synonym Nectandra rodiaei) of the laurel family with a hard greenish wood; also : its wood

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