Haematoxylon Campechianum
Haematoxylon H[ae]m`a*tox"y*lon (-l[o^]n), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a"i^ma blood + xy`lon wood.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the {Haematoxylon Campechianum} or logwood tree, native in Yucatan. [1913 Webster]

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  • Haematoxylon Campechianum — Logwood Log wood . [So called from being imported in logs.] The heartwood of a tree ({H[ae]matoxylon Campechianum}), a native of South America, It is a red, heavy wood, containing a crystalline substance called h[ae]matoxylin, and is used largely …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haematoxylon campechianum — Bloodwood Blood wood, n. (Bot.) A tree having the wood or the sap of the color of blood. [1913 Webster] Note: Norfolk Island bloodwood is a euphorbiaceous tree ({Baloghia lucida}), from which the sap is collected for use as a plant. Various other …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haematoxylon Campechianum — L. Logwood (E) . The heartwood of this good honey plant, used to treat cancer, is antidiarrhetic and antidysenteric …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • haematoxylon — ● haematoxylon nom masculin Arbre (césalpiniacée) qui fournit le bois de campêche. haematoxylon [ematɔksilɔ̃] n. m. ÉTYM. 1846, Hématoxyle, Bescherelle; lat. sc. Haematoxylon campechianum; de haemato , var. de hémato (→ Héma ), et grec xylon «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Haematoxylon — H[ae]m a*tox y*lon ( l[o^]n), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a i^ma blood + xy lon wood.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the {Haematoxylon Campechianum} or logwood tree, native in Yucatan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haematoxylon — n. leguminous tree native to the Yucatan, Haematoxylon campechianum, logwood tree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Haematoxylon — noun small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees • Syn: ↑Haematoxylum, ↑genus Haematoxylum, ↑genus Haematoxylon • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinioideae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haematoxylon — Haematoxўlon L., Pflanzengattg. der Leguminosen. Der Kampescheholzbaum (H. Campechiānum L.) Süd und Mitteleuropas liefert das in der Färberei benutzte, früher offizinelle Blau , Blut oder Kampescheholz, dessen wirksamer Bestandteil das… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • haematoxylon — hae·ma·tox·y·lon täk sə .län n 1) cap a genus of tropical American bushy and usu. thorny leguminous trees with clusters of small yellow flowers that include the logwood (H. campechianum) 2) the wood or dye of logwood * * * Hae·ma·tox·y·lon… …   Medical dictionary

  • Haematoxylum campechianum —   Palo de Campeche Palo de tinte …   Wikipedia Español

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