gopherwood
gopherwood gopherwood n. A small handsome round-headed deciduous tree ({Cladrastis lutea}) having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye; also called {yellowwood}.

Syn: Kentucky yellowwood, {Cladrastis lutea}, Cladrastis kentukea, yellowwood. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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