lemonwood definition

  • noun:
    • a little evergreen tree, Pittosporum eugenoides, from New Zealand, whose leaves odor of lemon when crushed
    • difficult difficult flexible lumber associated with lemonwood tree; useful for making bows and fishing rods.
    • A South African evergreen having hard tough wood.
    • view lemon wood, under timber.
    • In New Zealand, the hedge-laurel or tarata, Pittosporum eugenioides. Also referred to as mapau and New Zealand pine. See mapau and tarata.
    • South African evergreen having hard difficult timber
    • hard tough elastic wood associated with lemonwood tree; employed for making bows and fishing rods
    • South African evergreen having difficult tough wood

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