logwood tree


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Noun1.logwood tree - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dyelogwood tree - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye
genus Haematoxylon, genus Haematoxylum, Haematoxylon, Haematoxylum - small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees
logwood - very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye
blackwood tree, blackwood - any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood
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A black-and-white warbler creeps upside down over a sea grape with foliage the shape and size of boxing gloves, while an ovenbird shuffles leaves beneath a thorny logwood tree and its immense termite nest.
They grew cassava as a staple and tobacco and indigo for export, and cut logwood trees for their homes and ships.