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camwood

(ˈkæmˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) a W African leguminous tree, Baphia nitida, whose hard wood was formerly used in making a red dye
2. (Forestry) the wood of this tree
[C20: perhaps from Temne]
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Noun1.camwood - small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye
Baphia, genus Baphia - small genus of shrubs and lianas and trees of Africa and Madagascar
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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In African traditional society, we were bathed at birth with the water of mercy and our tender bodies robbed with camwood of empathy.
Also, they painted themselves with camwood and drawing beautiful black patterns on their stomachs and on their back.
Drum, early 18th century, Akan, made in Ghana; collected In Virginia, fibre, deerskin (?), camwood, antelope skin (?), African cordia, ht41cm.
You camwood keep your youngster protected regardless the place they try.
The chapter moves from places to the products of them: examining tools and foodstuffs--grain crops (including sorghum, adopted from the Chamba), lingering over the prize crop of the yam (adopted from their southern neighbours the 'Dam'), from which East cut an extensive listing of types, then varieties of sweet potato--before encompassing nonfood vegetable products such as bark cloth, cotton cloth (from the Chamba) and camwood. A section on magical rites has been inserted (East 1939/1965: 90-2), and, finally, a section specifically on relations with the Ugenyi or Chamba.
US-based mergers and acquisitions advisor Generational Equity said that its client, Lone Star Manufacturing, LLC has been acquired by Texas Contract Manufacturing Group, Inc., a Camwood Capital Group portfolio company.
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His grandmother said his skin was the colour of polished camwood. His mother hated his eyes.
The traders seized every business opportunity to deal in a variety of local products such as gold, ivory, beeswax, camwood and cowhides, depending on what was profitable at the time.
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Recently, Sawdust extract from Camwood was used to control yam tuber rot caused by fungi (Anon, 1991, Ejechi and Ilondu, 1999, Ojo and Olufolaji, 2005, Taiga and Olufolaji, 2008).