gopherwood


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gopherwood

(ˈɡəʊfəˌwʊd)
n
(Plants) US another name for yellowwood1
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Noun1.gopherwood - small handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dyegopherwood - small handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye
angiospermous yellowwood - any of various angiospermous trees having yellow wood
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First, he's plagued by the number 614 (the chapter and verse in Genesis where Noah is told to build an Ark out of gopherwood), he starts to attract unwelcome attention from pairs of animals, and he can't stop growing a full beard.
Common names: Florida torreya, stinking-cedar, gopherwood.
The third major division of Bly's work consists of his prose poems, published in The Morning Glory (1975) and This Body Is Made of Camphor and Gopherwood (1977).