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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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Did the preener of that election dress his ugliness with face powder and anoint himself with camwood without taking a bath?
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In the Tiv culture, oracles are represented with emblems symbolized with a small cooking pot filled with ashes, camwood and two sorts of leaves.
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.
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Tree species planted are: Breadfruit,Irvigia gabonensis, African star apple, Pear ,Bush Mango, Camwood , Orange, Pawpaw , kola nut, Bitter cola, etc, Trees will also be planted in homesteads, farmlands, along the road sides, in the local school compounds and at the market place for shade.
His grandmother said his skin was the colour of polished camwood.
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).
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