dyewood

[dahy-woo d]
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noun

any wood yielding a coloring matter used for dyeing.

Origin of dyewood

First recorded in 1690–1700; dye + wood1
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dyewood

noun

any wood, such as brazil, from which dyes and pigments can be obtained
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