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English → English (WordNet) Definition: beefwood beefwood n 1: a hard-wooded tropical tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber [syn: 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 [syn: scrub beefwood, Stenocarpus salignus] 5: tree yielding hard heavy reddish wood [syn: Grevillea striata ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: beefwood Porkwood \Pork"wood`\, n. (Bot.) The coarse-grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree (Pisonia obtusata) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called pigeon wood, beefwood, and corkwood. [1913 Webster] Casuarina \Cas`u*a*ri"na\, n. [NL., supposed to be named from the resemblance of the twigs to the feathers of the cassowary, of the genus Casuarius.] (Bot.) A genus of leafless trees or shrubs, with drooping branchlets of a rushlike appearance, mostly natives of Australia. Some of them are large, producing hard and heavy timber of excellent quality, called beefwood from its color. [1913 Webster]


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