greenheart

noun
green·​heart | \ ˈgrēn-ˌhärt How to pronounce greenheart (audio) \

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

First Known Use of greenheart

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Greenheart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greenheart. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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