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noun

the wood of a bully tree.

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Origin of bullet wood

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for bullet wood

bulletwood
/ (ˈbʊlɪtˌwʊd) /

noun

the wood of a tropical American sapotaceous tree, Manilkara bidentata, widely used for construction due to its durability and toughness
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