milk wood

milkwood

[milk-wood]
noun
any of various trees having a milky juice, as Pseudomedia spuria, of Jamaica.

Origin:
1860–65; milk + wood1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To milk wood
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: milk white
Next Definition: milk wort
Words Near: milk wood
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for milk wood
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing milk wood
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature