tulip-wood

tulipwood

[too-lip-wood, tyoo-]
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:
1835–45; tulip + wood1

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tulipwood (ˈtjuːlɪpˌwʊd)
 
n
1.  white poplar, Also called: 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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