lemonwood
lemonwood lemonwood n. 1. hard tough elastic wood of the lemonwood tree; used for making bows and fishing rods. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A South African evergreen having hard tough wood.

Syn: lemonwood tree, {Psychotria capensis} . [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Lemonwood — can refer to: * Xymalos, a tree from the African highlands * Calycophyllum candidissimum or Dagame, a South and Central American tree * Pittosporum eugenioides or Tarata, a New Zealand tree * Lemonwood, a neighborhood in Oxnard, California …   Wikipedia

  • lemonwood — noun 1. hard tough elastic wood of the lemonwood tree; used for making bows and fishing rods • Hypernyms: ↑wood • Part Holonyms: ↑lemon wood, ↑lemonwood tree, ↑lemon wood tree, ↑Psychotria capensis 2. South African evergreen having hard tough… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lemonwood — citrininis lipniasėklis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lipniasėklinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Pittosporum eugenioides), paplitęs Naujojoje Zelandijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pittosporum eugenioides angl. lemonwood; tarata; white mapau… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lemonwood — /lem euhn wood /, n. 1. a tropical American tree, Calycophyllum candidissimum, of the madder family, having flowers with conspicuous white calyx lobes. 2. the hard, tough wood of this tree, used for fishing rods and archery bows. Also called… …   Universalium

  • lemonwood — noun A small evergreen tree, Pittosporum eugenoides, from New Zealand, whose leaves smell of lemon when crushed Syn: tarata …   Wiktionary

  • lemonwood — /ˈlɛmənwʊd/ (say lemuhnwood) noun the New Zealand tree Pittosporum eugenioides whose leaves when bruised have a lemon like fragrance …   Australian English dictionary

  • lemonwood tree — dagame dagame n. the {lemonwood tree} ({Calycophyllum candidissimum}); it is a tropical American tree which is source of a tough elastic wood. Syn: lemonwood tree, {Calycophyllum candidissimum}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lemonwood tree — noun 1. source of a tough elastic wood • Syn: ↑dagame, ↑Calycophyllum candidissimum • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Calycophyllum, ↑genus Calycophyllum 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Psychotria capensis — lemonwood lemonwood n. 1. hard tough elastic wood of the lemonwood tree; used for making bows and fishing rods. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A South African evergreen having hard tough wood. Syn: lemonwood tree, {Psychotria capensis} . [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lemon-wood — noun South African evergreen having hard tough wood • Syn: ↑lemonwood, ↑lemonwood tree, ↑lemon wood tree, ↑Psychotria capensis • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Psychotria …   Useful english dictionary

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