peachwood definition

  • noun:
    • A tropical tree Caesalpinia echinata, having a prickly trunk area; its heavy red lumber yields a red dye and it is used for cabinetry.
    • The heavy purple wood of Caesalpinia echinata; brazilwood; pernambuco timber.
    • A dyewood received from Nicaragua, like brazil-wood, and maybe through the same tree. Also known as Nicaragua lumber.
    • exotic tree with prickly trunk area; its hefty purple wood yields a red dye and is useful for cabinetry
    • tropical tree with prickly trunk area; its hefty purple lumber yields a red dye and it is employed for cabinetry

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