red heart

noun (1)

Definition of red heart 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: incipient decay in lumber indicated by a dark red discoloration not found in sound wood specifically : red rot sense 2b

redheart

noun (2)

Definition of redheart (Entry 2 of 2)

: a California straggling shrub or small tree (Ceanothus spinosus) having dark red wood and blue-gray to white flowers and being used as an ornamental

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