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lance·wood

 (lăns′wo͝od′)
n.
Any of various trees, especially Oxandra lanceolata of the West Indies, which has hard elastic wood formerly used for bows, carriage shafts, and fishing rods.

lancewood

(ˈlɑːnsˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) any of various tropical trees, esp Oxandra lanceolata, yielding a tough elastic wood: family Annonaceae
2. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees
3. (Plants) Also called: horoeka a New Zealand forest tree, Pseudopanax crassifolius, with a small round head and a slender trunk

lance•wood

(ˈlænsˌwʊd, ˈlɑns-)

n.
1. the tough, elastic wood of any of various trees, esp. Oxandra lanceolata, of tropical America, used esp. for fishing rods and arrow shafts and bows.
2. a tree that yields this wood.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lancewood - durable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree; used for building and cabinetwork and tools
Oxandra lanceolata, lancewood, lancewood tree - source of most of the lancewood of commerce
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.lancewood - source of most of the lancewood of commerce
lancewood - durable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree; used for building and cabinetwork and tools
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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