Definition of waterwood

  1. 1 :  a West Indian tree (Chimarrhis cymosa) of the family Rubiaceae with greenish white flowers

  2. 2 :  a Central American mangrove (Cassipourea elliptica) with hairy white flowers

  3. 3 :  a southern African tree (Syzygium cordatum) of the family Myrtaceae having light easily worked wood that is used for flooring and joinery

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