tulipwood

[too-lip-woo d, tyoo-]

Origin of tulipwood

First recorded in 1835–45; tulip + wood1
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tulipwood

noun
  1. Also called: white poplar, yellow poplar the light soft wood of the tulip tree, used in making furniture and veneer
  2. any of several woods having stripes or streaks of colour, esp that of Dalbergia variabilis, a tree of tropical South America
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