porcupine wood

noun

Definition of porcupine wood

: the outer wood of the coconut palm

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History and Etymology for porcupine wood

so called from the resemblance of its markings to porcupine quills

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“Porcupine wood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porcupine%20wood. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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