- 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
- Any of several trees having yellow wood, especially Cladrastis kentukea in the pea family, native to the eastern United States, which has drooping clusters of white flowers and yields a yellow dye.
- The wood of any of these trees.
(countable and uncountable, plural yellowwoods)