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inkwood

[ingk-woo d] /ˈɪŋkˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a tropical tree, Exothea paniculata, of the soapberry family, yielding a hard, reddish-brown wood.
Origin of inkwood
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; ink + wood1
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  • inkwood (Exothea paniculata) is of the same family as white ironwood but of a different genus.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson

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