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Noun: bow wood
  1. Small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-coloured wood used for bows by Native Americans; frequently planted as boundary hedge
    - osage orange, mock orange, Maclura pomifera

Derived forms: bow woods

Type of: angiospermous yellowwood

Encyclopedia: Bow wood