CAMWOOD

camwood, African sandalwood, Baphia nitida

(noun) small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

camwood (countable and uncountable, plural camwoods)

An African hardwood tree, Baphia nitida, that is a form of sandalwood.

The wood of this tree.

Synonyms

• barwood

Source: Wiktionary


Cam"wood, n.

Definition: See Barwood.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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