rhodium wood


: the fragrant wood of the root and stem of either of two shrubs (Convolvulus scoparius and C. virgatus) native to the island of Tenerife

Word History


partial translation of New Latin lignum rhodium, from Latin lignum wood + New Latin rhodium, neuter of rhodius of the rose, from Greek rhodon rose

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“Rhodium wood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhodium%20wood. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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