rhodium wood

noun

Definition of 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

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History and Etymology for rhodium wood

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 24 Oct. 2021.

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