Whitewood White"wood`, n. The soft and easily-worked wood of the tulip tree ({Liriodendron}). It is much used in cabinetwork, carriage building, etc. [1913 Webster]

Note: Several other kinds of light-colored wood are called whitewood in various countries, as the wood of {Bignonia leucoxylon} in the West Indies, of {Pittosporum bicolor} in Tasmania, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Whitewood bark}. See the Note under {Canella}. [1913 Webster]

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