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Noun: beefwood  'beef,wûd
  1. A tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber
    - balata, balata tree, bully tree, Manilkara bidentata
  2. Any of several heavy hard reddish chiefly tropical woods of the families Casuarinaceae and Proteaceae; some used for cabinetwork
  3. Any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina yielding heavy hard red wood used in cabinetwork
  4. Tree or tall shrub with shiny leaves and umbels of fragrant creamy-white flowers; yields hard heavy reddish wood
    - scrub beefwood, Stenocarpus salignus
  5. Tree yielding hard heavy reddish wood
    - Grevillea striata

Derived forms: beefwoods

Type of: casuarina, silk oak, tree, wood

Part of: genus Casuarina, genus Stenocarpus, Stenocarpus

Encyclopedia: Beefwood