gopherwood


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gopherwood

(ˈɡəʊfəˌwʊd)
n
(Plants) US another name for yellowwood1
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Noun1.gopherwood - small handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dyegopherwood - small handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye
angiospermous yellowwood - any of various angiospermous trees having yellow wood
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Common names: Florida torreya, stinking-cedar, gopherwood.
The third major division of Bly's work consists of his prose poems, published in The Morning Glory (1975) and This Body Is Made of Camphor and Gopherwood (1977).