dyewood


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dye·wood

 (dī′wo͝od′)
n.
Any of various kinds of wood that yield coloring matter used as a dye.

dyewood

(ˈdaɪˌwʊd)
n
(Forestry) any wood, such as brazil, from which dyes and pigments can be obtained

dye•wood

(ˈdaɪˌwʊd)

n.
any wood yielding a coloring matter used for dyeing.
[1690–1700]
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Noun1.dyewood - any wood from which dye is obtained
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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