Whitewood bark
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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  • whitewood bark — Canella Ca*nel la (k[.a]*n[e^]l l[.a]), n. [LL. (OE. canel, canelle, cinnamon, fr. F. cannelle), Dim. of L. canna a reed. Canella is so called from the shape of the rolls of prepared bark. See {Cane}.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whitewood bark — noun : canella alba …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whitewood — Bass Bass, n. [A corruption of bast.] 1. (Bot.) The linden or lime tree, sometimes wrongly called {whitewood}; also, its bark, which is used for making mats. See {Bast}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Pron. ?) A hassock or thick mat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bignonia leucoxylon — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liriodendron — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pittosporum bicolor — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canella — Ca*nel la (k[.a]*n[e^]l l[.a]), n. [LL. (OE. canel, canelle, cinnamon, fr. F. cannelle), Dim. of L. canna a reed. Canella is so called from the shape of the rolls of prepared bark. See {Cane}.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of the order {Canellace[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canella alba — Canella Ca*nel la (k[.a]*n[e^]l l[.a]), n. [LL. (OE. canel, canelle, cinnamon, fr. F. cannelle), Dim. of L. canna a reed. Canella is so called from the shape of the rolls of prepared bark. See {Cane}.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild cinnamon — Canella Ca*nel la (k[.a]*n[e^]l l[.a]), n. [LL. (OE. canel, canelle, cinnamon, fr. F. cannelle), Dim. of L. canna a reed. Canella is so called from the shape of the rolls of prepared bark. See {Cane}.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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