joewood
joewood joewood n. A West Indian shrub or small tree ({Jacquinia keyensis}) having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood.

Syn: barbasco, {Jacquinia keyensis}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • joewood — noun West Indian shrub or small tree having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood • Syn: ↑barbasco, ↑Jacquinia keyensis • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Jacquinia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jacquinia keyensis — joewood joewood n. A West Indian shrub or small tree ({Jacquinia keyensis}) having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood. Syn: barbasco, {Jacquinia keyensis}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacquinia keyensis — joewood joewood n. A West Indian shrub or small tree ({Jacquinia keyensis}) having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood. Syn: barbasco, {Jacquinia keyensis}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacquinia keyensis — ID 43522 Symbol Key JAKE Common Name joewood Family Theophrastaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • barbasco — arbasco n. a West Indian shrub or small tree ({Jacquinia keyensis}) having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood. Syn: joewood. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacquinia keyensis — barbasco arbasco n. a West Indian shrub or small tree ({Jacquinia keyensis}) having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood. Syn: joewood. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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