[ lem-uhn-wood ]
/ ˈlɛm ənˌwʊd /
a tropical American tree, Calycophyllum candidissimum, of the madder family, having flowers with conspicuous white calyx lobes.
the hard, tough wood of this tree, used for fishing rods and archery bows.
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/ (ˈlɛmənˌwʊd) /
a small tree, Pittosporum eugenioides, of New Zealand having a white bark and lemon-scented flowers
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