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lancewood


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lancewood  \Lance"wood`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  tough,  elastic  wood,  often  used  for  the  shafts  of  gigs, 
  archery  bows,  fishing  rods,  and  the  like  Also  the  tree 
  which  produces  this  wood,  {Duguetia  Quitarensis}  (a  native  of 
  Guiana  and  Cuba),  and  several  other  trees  of  the  same  family 
  ({Anonase[ae]}). 
 
  {Australian  lancewood},  a  myrtaceous  tree  ({Backhousia 
  Australis}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lancewood 
  n  1:  durable  straight-grained  wood  of  the  lacewood  tree;  used  for 
  building  and  cabinetwork  and  tools 
  2:  source  of  most  of  the  lancewood  of  commerce  [syn:  {lancewood 
  tree},  {Oxandra  lanceolata}] 




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