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brazilwood

[ bruh-zil-wood ]
/ brəˈzɪlˌwʊd /
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noun
any of several tropical trees of the genus Caesalpinia, as C. echinata, having wood from which a red dye is obtained.
the wood of such a tree.
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Origin of brazilwood

First recorded in 1550–60; brazil + wood1
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