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leath·er·wood

 (lĕth′ər-wo͝od′)
n.
1. A deciduous shrub (Dirca palustris) of eastern North America, having tough flexible branches, pliable bark, and small yellow flowers. Also called moosewood, wicopy.
2. See titi1.

leatherwood

(ˈlɛðəˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: wicopy a North American thymelaeaceous shrub, Dirca palustris, with pale yellow flowers and tough flexible branches
2. (Plants) any of various Australian shrubs of the family Cunoniaceae

leath•er•wood

(ˈlɛð ərˌwʊd)

n.
an American shrub, Dirca palustris, with flexible, leathery bark.
[1735–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leatherwood - shrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazilleatherwood - shrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazil; grown for the slender racemes of white flowers and orange and crimson foliage
genus Cyrilla - one species: trees and shrubs having flowers with acute or twisted petals and wingless fruit
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.leatherwood - deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowersleatherwood - deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers
Dirca, genus Dirca - deciduous shrub of North America: leatherwood
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems