Chloroxylon Swietenia
Yellowwood Yel"low*wood`, n. (Bot.) The wood of any one of several different kinds of trees; also, any one of the trees themselves. Among the trees so called are the {Cladrastis tinctoria}, an American leguminous tree; the several species of prickly ash ({Xanthoxylum}); the Australian {Flindersia Oxleyana}, a tree related to the mahogany; certain South African species of {Podocarpus}, trees related to the yew; the East Indian {Podocarpus latifolia}; and the true satinwood ({Chloroxylon Swietenia}). All these Old World trees furnish valuable timber. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chloroxylon Swietenia — Satinwood Sat in*wood , n. (Bot.) The hard, lemon colored, fragrant wood of an East Indian tree ({Chloroxylon Swietenia}). It takes a lustrous finish, and is used in cabinetwork. The name is also given to the wood of a species of prickly ash… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chloroxylon Swietenia — Zantewood an te*wood , n. (Bot.) (a) A yellow dyewood; fustet; called also {zante}, and {zante fustic}. See {Fustet}, and the Note under {Fustic}. (b) Satinwood ({Chloroxylon Swietenia}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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