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fiddlewood

[fid-l-woo d] /ˈfɪd lˌwʊd/
noun
1.
the heavy, hard, durable wood of various West Indian and other trees.
2.
any of these trees, especially species of the genera Citharexylum and Vitex.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; fiddle + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for fiddle-wood

fiddlewood

/ˈfɪdəlˌwʊd/
noun
1.
any of various tropical American verbenaceous trees of the genus Citharexylum and related genera
2.
the hard durable wood of any of these trees
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