sneezewood

/ (ˈsniːzˌwʊd) /

noun

a tree, Ptaeroxylon utile, native to southern Africa: family Ptaeroxylaceae
the tough wood of this tree, which has a peppery smell and is used for bridges, piers, fencing posts, etc

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Example sentences from the Web for sneezewood

  • There were tall timber-trees—yellowwood, sneezewood, essenwood, stinkwood—and the ground was carpeted with thick grass and ferns.

    Prester John|John Buchan