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tulipwood

[too-lip-woo d, tyoo-] /ˈtu lɪpˌwʊd, ˈtyu-/
noun
1.
the wood of the tulip tree.
2.
any of various striped or variegated woods of other trees.
3.
any of these trees.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; tulip + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for tulip wood

tulipwood

/ˈtjuːlɪpˌwʊd/
noun
1.
Also called white poplar, yellow poplar. the light soft wood of the tulip tree, used in making furniture and veneer
2.
any of several woods having stripes or streaks of colour, esp that of Dalbergia variabilis, a tree of tropical South America
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