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orangewood

[awr-inj-woo d, or-] /ˈɔr ɪndʒˌwʊd, ˈɒr-/
noun
1.
the hard, fine-grained, yellowish wood of the orange tree, used in inlaid work and fine turnery.
Origin of orangewood
1880-1885
1880-85; orange + wood1
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  • Lloyd wants to get ever so many things to take home,—bead belts and moccasins, and things made out of cactus and orangewood.

    The Little Colonel in Arizona Annie Fellows Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for orangewood

orangewood

/ˈɒrɪndʒˌwʊd/
noun
1.
  1. the hard fine-grained yellowish wood of the orange tree
  2. (as modifier): an orangewood table
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