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Noun: silkwood  'silk,wûd
  1. A fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fibre used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves
    - Jamaican cherry, calabur tree, calabura, silk wood, Muntingia calabura

Derived forms: silkwoods, silk woods

Type of: tree

Part of: genus Muntingia, Muntingia

Encyclopedia: Silkwood, Queensland