yellowwood

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noun yel·low·wood \ ˈye-lō-ˌwu̇d , ˈye-lə- \

Definition of yellowwood

1 :any of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract; especially :a leguminous tree (Cladrastis lutea) of the southern U.S. having showy white fragrant flowers and yielding a yellow dye
2 :the wood of a yellowwood tree

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First Known Use of yellowwood

circa 1666


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