barwood definition

  • noun:
    • The purple wood of a leguminous African tree, Baphia nitida, made use of as a dyewood and ramrods, violin bows and turner's work.
    • A red timber of a leguminous tree (Baphia nitida), from Angola as well as the Gabon in Africa. It is utilized as a dyewood, as well as for ramrods, violin bows and turner's work.
    • A red dyewood gotten from Sierra Leone and Angola, Africa.

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