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brazilwood

[bruh-zil-woo d] /brəˈzɪlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
any of several tropical trees of the genus Caesalpinia, as C. echinata, having wood from which a red dye is obtained.
2.
the wood of such a tree.
Origin of brazilwood
1550-1560
1550-60; brazil + wood1
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