pinkwood

noun

Definition of pinkwood

1 : any of several trees and shrubs: such as
a : a Brazilian tree (Dicypellium caryophyllatum) of the family Lauraceae with carnation-scented bark used as a substitute for cinnamon and cloves
b : a tree (Physocalymma scaberrimum) of the family Lythraceae of central South America having hard rose-colored wood
c : an Australian tree (Eucryphia billardieri) yielding cabinet wood
2 : the wood of a pinkwood

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History and Etymology for pinkwood

pink entry 8 & pink entry 9 + wood

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“Pinkwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinkwood. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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