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candlewood

[kan-dl-woo d] /ˈkæn dlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
any resinous wood used for torches or as a substitute for candles.
2.
any of various trees or shrubs yielding such wood.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35, Americanism; candle + wood1; so called because it burns brightly
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British Dictionary definitions for candle wood

candlewood

/ˈkændəlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
the resinous wood of any of several trees, used for torches and candle substitutes
2.
any tree or shrub, such as ocotillo, that produces this wood
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