Logwood definition

lôgwo͝od, lŏg-
The heartwood of this tree.
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A spiny tropical American tree (Haematoxylum campechianum) in the pea family, having dark heartwood from which a dyestuff is obtained.
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The purplish-red dye obtained from the heartwood of this tree.
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The hard, brownish-red wood of a tropical tree (Haematoxylon campechianum) of the caesalpinia family, native to Central America and the West Indies: it is a source of hematoxylin and other dyes.
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This tree, having thorny branches and small, yellow flowers.
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A dye extracted from the wood of this tree.
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A tree, Haematoxylum campechianum, in the legume family, of great economic importance and growing throughout Central America.
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Noun

Singular:
logwood
Plural:
logwoods

Origin of logwood