citronwood


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.citronwood - wood of a citron tree
citron tree, Citrus medica, citron - thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.citronwood - durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain)
Callitris quadrivalvis, sandarac tree, Tetraclinis articulata, sandarac - large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
References in classic literature ?
The breakfast-room was finished in oak; the salon in mahogany, and the furnishings were of blue velvet; the bedroom was in citronwood and green damask.