Cladrastis tinctoria
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]

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flindersia Oxleyana — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podocarpus — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podocarpus latifolia — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xanthoxylum — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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