milkwood

[ milk-woo d ]
/ ˈmɪlkˌwʊd /

noun

any of various trees having a milky juice, as Pseudomedia spuria, of Jamaica.

Nearby words

  1. milkweed beetle,
  2. milkweed bug,
  3. milkweed butterfly,
  4. milkweed family,
  5. milkweed tortoise beetle,
  6. milkwort,
  7. milky,
  8. milky disease,
  9. milky way,
  10. mill

Origin of milkwood

First recorded in 1860–65; milk + wood1

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