candlewood
candlewood candlewood n. any of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • candlewood — [kan′dəlwood΄] n. [so called because it burns with a bright flame] 1. any of a genus (Fouquieria) of the ocotillo family of spiny desert shrubs or trees with slender stems and brightly colored flowers 2. the wood of any of these ☆ 3. any resinous …   English World dictionary

  • candlewood — balzaminis degmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos augalas (Amyris balsamifera), iš kurio gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Amyris balsamifera angl. balsam amyris; balsam torchwood; candlewood; poison ash; West… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • candlewood — noun Date: 1712 1. any of several trees or shrubs (as ocotillo) chiefly of resinous character 2. slivers of resinous wood burned for light …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • candlewood — /kan dl wood /, n. 1. any resinous wood used for torches or as a substitute for candles. 2. any of various trees or shrubs yielding such wood. [1625 35, Amer.; CANDLE + WOOD1; so called because it burns brightly] * * * …   Universalium

  • Candlewood — Gynerium (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • candlewood — can•dle•wood [[t]ˈkæn dlˌwʊd[/t]] n. 1) any resinous wood used for torches or as a substitute for candles 2) any of various trees or shrubs yielding such wood • Etymology: 1625–35, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • candlewood — /ˈkændlwʊd/ (say kandlwood) noun 1. any resinous wood used for torches or as a substitute for candles. 2. any of various trees or shrubs yielding such wood …   Australian English dictionary

  • candlewood — noun any of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑ocotillo, ↑coachwhip, ↑Jacob s staff, ↑vine cactus, ↑Fouquieria splendens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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