[ tawrch-wood ]
/ ˈtɔrtʃˌwʊd /
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Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby torchwood
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British Dictionary definitions for torchwood
/ (ˈtɔːtʃˌwʊd) /
any of various rutaceous trees or shrubs of the genus Amyris, esp A. balsamifera, of Florida and the Caribbean, having hard resinous wood used for torches
any of various similar trees the wood of which is used for torches
the wood of any of these trees
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