Definition of needle wood
1 usually needlewood : a needlebush of the genus Hakea; especially : a white-flowered shrub or small shrubby tree (H. leucoptera) with a hard tough heavy reddish brown wood that is used locally for small cabinetwork
2 : an Indian-Burmese tree (Schima wallichii) of the family Theaceae with light red or reddish brown wood
3 : the wood of a needle wood
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