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lightwood


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lightwood  \Light"wood`\  (-w[oo^]d`),  n. 
  Pine  wood  abounding  in  pitch,  used  for  torches  in  the 
  Southern  United  States;  pine  knots,  dry  sticks,  and  the  like 
  for  kindling  a  fire  quickly  or  making  a  blaze. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lightwood 
  n  :  tall  Australian  acacia  yielding  highly  valued  black  timber 
  [syn:  {Acacia  melanoxylon}] 




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