yellowwood definition by Webster's New World
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- any of several trees yielding yellow wood, esp.
- ☆ a white-flowered leguminous tree (Cladrastis lutea) native to the SE U.S.
- satinwood (sense )
- the wood of any of these
yellowwood definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A deciduous tree (Cladrastis lutea) of the southeast United States, having drooping clusters of white flowers and yellow wood yielding a yellow dye.b. The wood of this tree.
- Any of various trees having yellow wood.