Princewood
Princewood Prince"wood`, n. (Bot.) The wood of two small tropical American trees ({Hamelia ventricosa}, and {Cordia gerascanthoides}). It is brownish, veined with lighter color. [1913 Webster]

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  • princewood — noun 1. large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood • Syn: ↑Spanish elm, ↑Equador laurel, ↑salmwood, ↑cypre, ↑Cordia alliodora • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cordia gerascanthoides — Princewood Prince wood , n. (Bot.) The wood of two small tropical American trees ({Hamelia ventricosa}, and {Cordia gerascanthoides}). It is brownish, veined with lighter color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hamelia ventricosa — Princewood Prince wood , n. (Bot.) The wood of two small tropical American trees ({Hamelia ventricosa}, and {Cordia gerascanthoides}). It is brownish, veined with lighter color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

  • salmwood — noun large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood • Syn: ↑Spanish elm, ↑Equador laurel, ↑cypre, ↑princewood, ↑Cordia alliodora • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spanish elm — noun 1. large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood • Syn: ↑Equador laurel, ↑salmwood, ↑cypre, ↑princewood, ↑Cordia alliodora • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cerillo — səˈrē(ˌ)(y)ō noun ( s) Etymology: American Spanish, hog gum (Symphonia globulifera), princewood (Exostema caribaeum), cogwood, zapatero, wax taper, match, altera …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cordia alliodora — cypre cypre n. a large tropical American tree ({Cordia alliodora}) grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood. Syn: Spanish elm, Equador laurel, salmwood, princewood, {Cordia alliodora}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cordia alliodora — cypre cypre n. a large tropical American tree ({Cordia alliodora}) grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood. Syn: Spanish elm, Equador laurel, salmwood, princewood, {Cordia alliodora}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cypre — n. a large tropical American tree ({Cordia alliodora}) grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood. Syn: Spanish elm, Equador laurel, salmwood, princewood, {Cordia alliodora}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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