Backhousia Australis
Lancewood Lance"wood`, n. (Bot.) A tough, elastic wood, often used for the shafts of gigs, archery bows, fishing rods, and the like. Also, the tree which produces this wood, {Duguetia Quitarensis} (a native of Guiana and Cuba), and several other trees of the same family ({Anonase[ae]}). [1913 Webster]

{Australian lancewood}, a myrtaceous tree ({Backhousia Australis}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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