What is another word for logwood?

26 synonyms found


[ lˈɒɡwʊd], [ lˈɒɡwʊd], [ l_ˈɒ_ɡ_w_ʊ_d]

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How to use "Logwood" in context?

Logwood is a unique tree bearing a reddish brown, soft, aromatic wood. The name logwood derives from the Dutch word "loop", meaning a rope. The specific epithet of this tree is sessile, which means that the stems are attached at the base. Logwood is native to the southeastern United States, and is currently distributed in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Texas. The tree can grow up to 30 feet tall, and produces yellow flowers in the spring. The wood of the logwood is used to make pens, pencils, and other writing instruments.

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