leatherwood(redirected from leatherwoods)
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1. A deciduous shrub (Dirca palustris) of eastern North America, having tough flexible branches, pliable bark, and small yellow flowers. Also called moosewood, wicopy.
2. See titi1.
1. (Plants) Also called: wicopy a North American thymelaeaceous shrub, Dirca palustris, with pale yellow flowers and tough flexible branches
2. (Plants) any of various Australian shrubs of the family Cunoniaceae
an American shrub, Dirca palustris, with flexible, leathery bark.
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|Noun||1.||leatherwood - shrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazil; grown for the slender racemes of white flowers and orange and crimson foliage|
genus Cyrilla - one species: trees and shrubs having flowers with acute or twisted petals and wingless fruit
|2.||leatherwood - deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers|