peach-wood


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Noun1.peach-wood - tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry
Caesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia - small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana
brazilwood - heavy wood of various brazilwood trees; used for violin bows and as dyewoods
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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His lines about the results of the 1911 revolution - "the foxes had just left their lairs, / When peach-wood puppets took the stage" - could easily apply to the situation in the 1980s and 1990s.