any of several chiefly Australian trees of the genus Casuarina, having feathery branches that lack true foliage leaves.
the hard, reddish wood of any of these trees, used for making furniture.
Origin of beefwood
Also called belah.
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We could, by their tracks, see where they had herded together in fear under a beefwood tree not one hundred yards from us.Spinifex and Sand
David W Carnegie
Word Origin for beefwood
from the red colour and grain
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