orangewood
noun Date: 1884 the wood of the orange tree used especially in turnery and carving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • orangewood — [ôr′inj wood΄] n. the wood of the orange tree, used as in carving adj. of orangewood …   English World dictionary

  • orangewood — /awr inj wood , or /, n. the hard, fine grained, yellowish wood of the orange tree, used in inlaid work and fine turnery. [1880 85; ORANGE + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • orangewood — n. wood of the orange tree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orangewood — or•ange•wood [[t]ˈɔr ɪndʒˌwʊd, ˈɒr [/t]] n. fur the hard yellowish wood of the orange tree, used in inlaid work and fine turnery • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • orangewood — /ˈɒrɪndʒwʊd/ (say orinjwood) noun the hard, fine grained, yellowish wood of the orange tree, used in inlaid work and fine turnery …   Australian English dictionary

  • orangewood — noun fine grained wood of an orange tree; used in fine woodwork • Hypernyms: ↑wood • Substance Holonyms: ↑orange, ↑orange tree * * * ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷)ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : the wood of the orange tree used especially in turnery and carving * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • orangewood stick — or·ange·wood stick är inj .wu̇d stik, ȯr n a thin stick like a pencil usu. of orangewood and with pointed and rounded ends for manicuring called also orange stick …   Medical dictionary

  • William G. Steiner — (born April 26, 1937, Sibley, Iowa) is a children s advocate and nationally recognized expert on child abuse and neglect, a former chairman of the Orange County, California board of supervisors, founder of both the Orangewood Children s Home,… …   Wikipedia

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