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fiddlewood

[fid-l-woo d]
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noun
  1. the heavy, hard, durable wood of various West Indian and other trees.
  2. any of these trees, especially species of the genera Citharexylum and Vitex.

Origin of fiddlewood

First recorded in 1705–15; fiddle + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for fiddlewood

fiddlewood

noun
  1. any of various tropical American verbenaceous trees of the genus Citharexylum and related genera
  2. the hard durable wood of any of these trees
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