: any of several Australian acacias with very hard heavy durable wood
especially : a widely distributed small or medium-sized tree (Acacia doratoxylon) with elongated slightly curved phyllodes and racemes of small flowers
: the wood of a spearwood used chiefly for cabinet work and small articles and by the aborigines for spears

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“Spearwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spearwood. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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