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 sense 1

b : an Australian tree (Atalaya hemiglauca) of the soapberry family

2 : the wood of a whitewood especially : tulipwood sense 1

First Known Use of whitewood

1562, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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