Stavewood
Stavewood Stave"wood` (st[=a]v"w[oo^]d`), n. (Bot.) A tall tree ({Simaruba amara}) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia. [1913 Webster]

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  • stavewood — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : paradise tree 1 2. a. : either of two Australian trees (Tarrietia argyrodendron and T. actinophylla) that are sometimes grown as ornamentals and yield hard heavy reddish brown lumber b. : bungi bungi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simaruba amara — Stavewood Stave wood (st[=a]v w[oo^]d ), n. (Bot.) A tall tree ({Simaruba amara}) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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