whitewood

noun white·wood \ ˈhwīt-ˌwu̇d , ˈwīt- \

Definition of whitewood

1 : any of various trees with pale or white wood: such as
a : tulip tree 1
b : an Australian tree (Atalaya hemiglauca) of the soapberry family
2 : the wood of a whitewood; especially : tulipwood 1

First Known Use of whitewood

1562

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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