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Noun: brazilwood  bru'zil,wûd
  1. Heavy wood of various brazilwood trees; used for violin bows and as dyewoods
  2. Tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry
    - peachwood, peach-wood, pernambuco wood, Caesalpinia echinata

Derived forms: brazilwoods

Type of: tree, wood

Part of: Caesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia

Encyclopedia: Brazilwood