campeachy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to campeachy: Campeachy wood
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.campeachy - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dyecampeachy - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye
genus Haematoxylon, genus Haematoxylum, Haematoxylon, Haematoxylum - small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees
logwood - very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye
blackwood tree, blackwood - any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood
References in periodicals archive ?
Dampier's voyages : consisting of A New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyage Round the World, Two Voyages to Campeachy, a Discourse of Winds, a Voyage to New Holland, and a Vindication, in answer to the Chimerical Relation of William Furnell.
Xpetra Ernades dyed the endpapers black with mud and campeachy wood and then she pressed each one smoother with her charcoal iron.
3 (1961): 344; Voyage to Guinea, Antego, Bay of Campeachy, Cuba, Barbadoes, &c.