noun ri·mu \ˈrē(ˌ)mü\

Definition of rimu



  1. 1 :  a tall New Zealand timber tree (Dacrydium cupressinum) with a small head, drooping terminal branches covered with tiny keeled linear leaves, and an ovoid terminal nut with a fleshy red receptacle

  2. 2 :  the wood of the rimu tree used for furniture and general construction —called also imou pine, red pine

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