tulipwood

[ too-lip-woo d, tyoo- ]
/ ˈtu lɪpˌwʊd, ˈtyu- /
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noun

the wood of the tulip tree.
any of various striped or variegated woods of other trees.
any of these trees.

Nearby words

  1. tule perch,
  2. tulip,
  3. tulip chair,
  4. tulip tree,
  5. tulipomania,
  6. tull,
  7. tullahoma,
  8. tullamore,
  9. tulle,
  10. tullibee

Origin of tulipwood

First recorded in 1835–45; tulip + wood1

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British Dictionary definitions for tulipwood

tulipwood

/ (ˈtjuːlɪpˌwʊd) /

noun

Also called: white poplar, yellow poplar the light soft wood of the tulip tree, used in making furniture and veneer
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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