princewood

noun

Definition of princewood

1a : either of two tropical American timber trees (Cordia gerascanthus and C. alliodora)
b : the hard heavy smooth elastic dark-streaked brown wood of either tree
2 : a tropical American shrub (Exostema caribaeum) with a bark used in the preparation of bitters

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“Princewood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/princewood. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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