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milkwood

[ milk-wood ]
/ ˈmɪlkˌwʊd /
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noun

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

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Origin of milkwood

First recorded in 1860–65; milk + wood1
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