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kahoy [ká.huy.] : tree (n.); wood (n.)

Derivatives of kahoy

n. (plant)1. treea tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms.
~ forest, woods, woodthe trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.
~ yellowwood tree, yellowwoodany of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract.
~ oxandra lanceolata, lancewood, lancewood treesource of most of the lancewood of commerce.
~ negro pepper, xylopia aethiopica, guinea peppertropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine.
~ anise treeany of several evergreen shrubs and small trees of the genus Illicium.
~ drimys winteri, winter's bark tree, winter's barkSouth American evergreen tree yielding winter's bark and a light soft wood similar to basswood.
~ zebrawood tree, zebrawoodany of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood.
~ brya ebenus, granadilla tree, granadilloWest Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony.
~ acaciaany of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
~ adenanthera pavonina, barbados pride, coral-wood, coralwood, peacock flower fence, red sandalwoodEast Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental.
~ albizia, albizziaany of numerous trees of the genus Albizia.
~ conacaste, enterolobium cyclocarpa, elephant's eartropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber.
~ ingaany tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals.
~ ice-cream bean, inga edulisornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America.
~ guama, inga laurinatropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations.
~ lead tree, leucaena glauca, leucaena leucocephala, white popinaclow scrubby tree of tropical and subtropical North America having white flowers tinged with yellow resembling mimosa and long flattened pods.
~ lysiloma bahamensis, lysiloma latisiliqua, wild tamarinda tree of the West Indies and Florida and Mexico; resembles tamarind and has long flat pods.
~ nitta treeany of several Old World tropical trees of the genus Parkia having heads of red or yellow flowers followed by pods usually containing edible seeds and pulp.
~ camachile, huamachil, manila tamarind, pithecellobium dulce, wild tamarindcommon thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum.
~ alstonia scholaris, devil tree, dita, dita barkevergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally.
~ conessi, holarrhena antidysenterica, holarrhena pubescens, ivory tree, kurchee, kurchitropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea.
~ meryta sinclairii, pukasmall roundheaded New Zealand tree having large resinous leaves and panicles of green-white flowers.
~ pisonia aculeata, cockspursmall spiny West Indian tree.
~ screw pine, pandanusany of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves.
~ hoheria populnea, houhere, lacebark, ribbonwoodsmall tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage.
~ plagianthus betulinus, plagianthus regius, ribbon tree, ribbonwooddeciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber that resembles flax and is called New Zealand cotton.
~ tulipwood treeany of various trees yielding variously colored woods similar to true tulipwood.
~ bombax ceiba, bombax malabarica, red silk-cotton tree, simalEast Indian silk cotton tree yielding fibers inferior to kapok.
~ montezumaevergreen tree with large leathery leaves and large pink to orange flowers; considered a link plant between families Bombacaceae and Sterculiaceae.
~ pseudobombax ellipticum, shaving-brush treetree of Mexico to Guatemala having densely hairy flowers with long narrow petals clustered at ends of branches before leaves appear.
~ brisbane quandong, elaeocarpus grandis, silver quandong tree, blue fig, quandong tree, quandongAustralian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit.
~ calabur tree, calabura, jamaican cherry, muntingia calabura, silk wood, silkwooda fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves.
~ break-axe, breakax, breakaxe, sloanea jamaicensisWest Indian timber tree having very hard wood.
~ bottle-tree, bottle treean Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton.
~ chinese parasol, chinese parasol tree, firmiana simplex, phoenix tree, japanese varnish treedeciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods.
~ maple-leaved bayur, mayeng, pterospermum acerifoliumIndian tree having fragrant nocturnal white flowers and yielding a reddish wood used for planking; often grown as an ornamental or shade tree.
~ tarrietia argyrodendron, silver treeAustralian timber tree.
~ arere, obechi, samba, triplochiton scleroxcylon, obechelarge west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood.
~ linden tree, basswood, lime tree, linden, limeany of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber.
~ leucadendron argenteum, silver treesmall South African tree with long silvery silky foliage.
~ orites excelsa, prickly ashAustralian tree having alternate simple leaves (when young they are pinnate with prickly toothed margins) and slender axillary spikes of white flowers.
~ firewheel tree, stenocarpus sinuatus, wheel treeeastern Australian tree widely cultivated as a shade tree and for its glossy leaves and circular clusters of showy red to orange-scarlet flowers.
~ scrub beefwood, stenocarpus salignus, beefwoodtree or tall shrub with shiny leaves and umbels of fragrant creamy-white flowers; yields hard heavy reddish wood.
~ casuarinaany of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood.
~ beech, beech treeany of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions.
~ chestnut tree, chestnutany of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur.
~ oak chestnuta tree of the genus Castanopsis.
~ castanea chrysophylla, castanopsis chrysophylla, chrysolepis chrysophylla, giant chinkapin, golden chinkapinsmall ornamental evergreen tree of Pacific Coast whose glossy yellow-green leaves are yellow beneath; bears edible nuts.
~ lithocarpus densiflorus, tanbark oakevergreen tree of the Pacific coast area having large leathery leaves; yields tanbark.
~ evergreen beech, southern beechany of various beeches of the southern hemisphere having small usually evergreen leaves.
~ oak tree, oaka deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves.; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
~ birch tree, birchany betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark.
~ alder tree, aldernorth temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant.
~ hornbeamany of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus.
~ hop hornbeamany of several trees resembling hornbeams with fruiting clusters resembling hops.
~ fringe treeany of various small decorative flowering trees or shrubs of the genus Chionanthus.
~ ash tree, ashany of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus.
~ american olive, devilwood, osmanthus americanussmall tree of southern United States having panicles of dull white flowers followed by dark purple fruits.
~ dhava, dhawaan Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum.
~ button mangrove, button tree, conocarpus erectusevergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood.
~ laguncularia racemosa, white mangroveshrub to moderately large tree that grows in brackish water along the seacoasts of western Africa and tropical America; locally important as a source of tannin.
~ bay-rum tree, bayberry, jamaica bayberry, pimenta acris, wild cinnamonWest Indian tree; source of bay rum.
~ gum tree, gumany of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum.
~ poonany of several East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum having shiny leathery leaves and lightweight hard wood.
~ calaba, calophyllum calaba, santa maria treeWest Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
~ calophyllum longifolium, mariavaluable timber tree of Panama.
~ calophyllum candidissimum, lancewood tree, laurelwoodtropical American tree; valued for its hard durable wood.
~ clusiaan aromatic tree of the genus Clusia having large white or yellow or pink flowers.
~ clusia flava, wild figa West Indies clusia having fig-shaped fruit.
~ ironwood, ironwood tree, mesua ferrea, rose chestnuthandsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties.
~ caryocar nuciferum, souari, souari nut, souari treelarge South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil.
~ dipterocarptree of the family Dipterocarpaceae.
~ ceylon gooseberry, dovyalis hebecarpa, ketembilla, ketembilla tree, kitambilla, kitembillaa small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasting like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India.
~ chaulmoogra, chaulmoogra tree, chaulmugra, hydnocarpus kurzii, taraktagenos kurzii, taraktogenos kurziiEast Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy.
~ hydnocarpus laurifolia, hydnocarpus wightianaleathery-leaved tree of western India bearing round fruits with brown densely hairy rind enclosing oily pulp that yields hydnocarpus oil.
~ idesia, idesia polycarpadeciduous roundheaded Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries.
~ australian nettle, australian nettle treeany of several tall Australian trees of the genus Laportea.
~ fig treeany moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature.
~ elm, elm treeany of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees.
~ hackberry, nettle treeany of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits.
~ cordyline australis, grass tree, cabbage treeelegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand.
~ bonduc tree, caesalpinia bonduc, caesalpinia bonducella, bonductropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries.
~ caesalpinia coriaria, divi-divismall thornless tree or shrub of tropical America whose seed pods are a source of tannin.
~ caesalpinia echinata, peach-wood, peachwood, pernambuco wood, brazilwoodtropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry.
~ brazilian ironwood, caesalpinia ferreathornless tree yielding heavy wood.
~ acrocarpus fraxinifolius, shingle treeEast Indian timber tree with hard durable wood used especially for tea boxes.
~ brachystegia speciformis, msasasmall shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers.
~ cassiaany of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods.
~ locust tree, locustany of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae.
~ bonduc, chicot, gymnocladus dioica, kentucky coffee treehandsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute.
~ cercidium floridum, palo verde, parkinsonia floridadensely branched spiny tree of southwestern United States having showy yellow flowers and blue-green bark; sometimes placed in genus Cercidium.
~ andelmin, angelimany of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira.
~ african sandalwood, baphia nitida, camwoodsmall shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye.
~ butea frondosa, butea monosperma, dak, dhak, palasEast Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
~ rosewood tree, rosewoodany of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black.
~ dalbergia sissoo, sisham, sissoo, sissuEast Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder; yields a compact dark brown durable timber used in shipbuilding and making railroad ties.
~ dalbergia cearensis, kingwood tree, kingwoodBrazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood.
~ cocobolo, dalbergia retusaa valuable timber tree of tropical South America.
~ blackwood tree, blackwoodany of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood.
~ coral tree, erythrinaany of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental.
~ gliricidiaany of several small deciduous trees valued for their dark wood and dense racemes of nectar-rich pink flowers grown in great profusion on arching branches; roots and bark and leaves and seeds are poisonous.
~ millettiaany of several tropical trees or shrubs yielding showy streaked dark reddish or chocolate-colored wood.
~ myroxylon balsamum, myroxylon toluiferum, tolu balsam tree, tolu treemedium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork.
~ myroxylon balsamum pereirae, myroxylon pereirae, peruvian balsamtree of South and Central America yielding an aromatic balsam.
~ necklace treea tree of the genus Ormosia having seeds used as beads.
~ fish fuddle, jamaica dogwood, piscidia erythrina, piscidia piscipulasmall tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd-pinnate leaves and panicles of red-striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons.
~ quiraany of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber.
~ indian beech, pongamia glabraevergreen Asiatic tree having glossy pinnate leaves and racemose creamy-white scented flowers; used as a shade tree.
~ bloodwood tree, kiaat, pterocarpus angolensisdeciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood.
~ padauk, padouk, pterocarpus indicus, amboynatree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain.
~ burma padauk, burmese rosewood, pterocarpus macrocarpustree of India and Burma yielding a wood resembling mahogany.
~ pterocarpus marsupium, kinoEast Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning.
~ pterocarpus santalinus, red sanders, red sanderswood, red saunders, red sandalwoodtree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood.
~ carib wood, sabinea carinalissmall Dominican tree bearing masses of large crimson flowers before the fine pinnate foliage emerges.
~ scarlet wisteria tree, sesbania grandiflora, vegetable hummingbirda softwood tree with lax racemes of usually red or pink flowers; tropical Australia and Asia; naturalized in southern Florida and West Indies.
~ chinese scholar tree, chinese scholartree, japanese pagoda tree, sophora japonica, sophora sinensishandsome roundheaded deciduous tree having compound dark green leaves and profuse panicles of fragrant creamy-white flowers; China and Japan.
~ coral bean, frijolillo, frijolito, mescal bean, sophora secundiflorashrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans.
~ kowhai, sophora tetrapterashrub or small tree of New Zealand and Chile having pendulous racemes of tubular golden-yellow flowers; yields a hard strong wood.
~ pride of bolivia, tipu, tipu tree, yellow jacarandasemi-evergreen South American tree with odd-pinnate leaves and golden yellow flowers cultivated as an ornamental.
~ virgilia capensis, virgilia oroboides, keurboomtree with odd-pinnate leaves and racemes of fragrant pink to purple flowers.
~ keurboom, virgilia divaricatafast-growing roundheaded tree with fragrant white to deep rose flowers; planted as an ornamental.
~ palm tree, palmany plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves.
~ calycophyllum candidissimum, dagame, lemonwood treesource of a tough elastic wood.
~ coffee tree, coffeeany of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans.
~ chinchona, cinchonaany of several trees of the genus Cinchona.
~ nauclea diderrichii, opepe, sarcocephalus diderrichiilarge African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus.
~ lemon-wood, lemon-wood tree, lemonwood tree, psychotria capensis, lemonwoodSouth African evergreen having hard tough wood.
~ medlar, vangueria infausta, wild medlar, wild medlar treesmall deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit.
~ spanish tamarind, vangueria madagascariensisshrubby tree of Madagascar occasionally cultivated for its edible apple-shaped fruit.
~ incense treeany of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense.
~ mahogany tree, mahoganyany of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish.
~ azedarach, azederach, chinaberry tree, melia azedarach, melia azederach, persian lilac, pride-of-india, china tree, chinaberrytree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree.
~ arishth, azadirachta indica, margosa, melia azadirachta, neem, neem tree, nim treelarge semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia.
~ chloroxylon swietenia, satinwood tree, satinwoodEast Indian tree with valuable hard lustrous yellowish wood.
~ silver ashany of various timber trees of the genus Flindersia.
~ langsat, langset, lanseh tree, lansium domesticumEast Indian tree bearing an edible yellow berry.
~ african walnut, lovoa klaineanatropical African timber tree with wood that resembles mahogany.
~ turreaeany of numerous trees and shrubs grown for their beautiful glossy foliage and sweetly fragrant starry flowers.
~ lepidobotrysAfrican tree often classified in other families; similar to the Costa Rican caracolito in wood structure as well as in fruit and flowers and leaves and seeds.
~ caracolito, ruptiliocarpon caracolitolarge Costa Rican tree having light-colored wood suitable for cabinetry; similar to the African lepidobotrys in wood structure as well as in fruit and flowers and leaves and seeds; often classified in other families.
~ cork tree, phellodendron amurensedeciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark.
~ poncirus trifoliata, trifoliata, trifoliate orange, wild orangesmall fast-growing spiny deciduous Chinese orange tree bearing sweetly scented flowers and decorative but inedible fruit: used as a stock in grafting and for hedges.
~ prickly ashany of a number of trees or shrubs of the genus Zanthoxylum having spiny branches.
~ bitterwood treeany of various trees or shrubs of the family Simaroubaceae having wood and bark with a bitter taste.
~ kirkia wilmsii, pepper treesmall African deciduous tree with spreading crown having leaves clustered toward ends of branches and clusters of creamy flowers resembling lilacs.
~ willow, willow treeany of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix.
~ sandalwood tree, santalum album, true sandalwoodparasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests.
~ eucarya acuminata, fusanus acuminatus, quandang, quandong, quandong treeAustralian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed.
~ aaliia small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood.
~ soapberry, soapberry treea tree of the genus Sapindus whose fruit is rich in saponin.
~ aroeira blanca, schinus chichitasmall resinous tree or shrub of Brazil.
~ molle, pepper tree, peruvian mastic tree, schinus mollesmall Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits.
~ brazilian pepper tree, schinus terebinthifoliussmall Brazilian evergreen resinous tree or shrub having dark green leaflets and white flowers followed by bright red fruit; used as a street tree and lawn specimen.
~ diospyros ebenum, ebony tree, ebonytropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork.
~ andaman marble, diospyros kurzii, marble-wood, marblewoodlarge Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood.
~ balata tree, beefwood, bully tree, manilkara bidentata, balataa tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber.
~ palaquium gutta, gutta-percha treeone of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha.
~ gutta-percha treeone of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha.
~ calocarpum zapota, mammee, marmalade tree, pouteria zapota, sapotetropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum.
~ ceratopetalum gummiferum, christmas bush, christmas treeAustralian tree or shrub with red flowers; often used in Christmas decoration.
~ plane tree, platan, sycamoreany of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits.
~ calabash tree, crescentia cujete, calabashtropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds.
~ cordia gerascanthus, princewood, spanish elmtropical American timber tree.
~ avicennia officinalis, white mangrovea small to medium-sized tree growing in brackish water especially along the shores of the southwestern Pacific.
~ aegiceras majus, black mangrovean Australian tree resembling the black mangrove of the West Indies and Florida.
~ tectona grandis, teaktall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood.
~ sapwoodnewly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant; usually light colored; active in water conduction.
~ duramen, heartwoodthe older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood.
~ ligneous plant, woody planta plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems.
~ snaga dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest.; "a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"
~ timber treeany tree that is valued as a source of lumber or timber.
~ treeleta small tree.
~ arbortree (as opposed to shrub).
~ bean treeany of several trees having seedpods as fruits.
~ pollarda tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage.
~ saplingyoung tree.
~ shade treea tree planted or valued chiefly for its shade from sunlight.
~ gymnospermous treeany tree of the division Gymnospermophyta.
~ angiospermous tree, flowering treeany tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary.
~ fever treeany of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever.
~ stump, tree stumpthe base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled.
~ bonsaia dwarfed ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot.
~ treetop, crownthe upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant.
~ nakedwoodany of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood.
~ hazel, hazel tree, pomaderris apetalaAustralian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts.
~ tree branch, limbany of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree.
~ tree trunk, trunk, bolethe main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber.
~ burla large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree.
~ tree of knowledgethe biblical tree in the Garden of Eden whose forbidden fruit was tasted by Adam and Eve.
n. (shape)2. tree, tree diagrama figure that branches from a single root.; "genealogical tree"
~ plane figure, two-dimensional figurea two-dimensional shape.
~ cladograma tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships.
~ stemmaa tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work.
n. (person)3. sir herbert beerbohm tree, treeEnglish actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917).
~ actor, histrion, thespian, role player, playera theatrical performer.
~ theatrical producersomeone who produces theatrical performances.
v. (motion)4. corner, treeforce a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape.
~ channelise, channelize, guide, maneuver, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, head, directdirect the course; determine the direction of travelling.
v. (contact)5. treeplant with trees.; "this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
~ plant, setput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.; "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
v. (competition)6. treechase an animal up a tree.; "the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
~ chase, dog, give chase, go after, tail, chase after, trail, track, taggo after with the intent to catch.; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
v. (change)7. shoetree, treestretch (a shoe) on a shoetree.
~ elongate, stretchmake long or longer by pulling and stretching.; "stretch the fabric"
n. (substance)1. woodthe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees.
~ beamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction.
~ bentwoodwood that is steamed until it becomes pliable and then is shaped for use in making furniture.; "bentwood chairs"
~ chopping blocka steady wooden block on which food can be cut or diced or wood can be split.
~ spindlea piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc..
~ pinestraight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus.
~ larchwood of a larch tree.
~ firnonresinous wood of a fir tree.
~ cedarwood, cedardurable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests.
~ sprucelight soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork.
~ hemlocksoft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock.
~ cypresswood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus.
~ redwoodthe soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees.
~ sandarac, citronwooddurable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain).
~ kauriwhite close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis.
~ yellowwoodthe yellow wood of any of various yellowwood trees.
~ yewwood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows.
~ lancewooddurable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree; used for building and cabinetwork and tools.
~ true tulipwood, whitewood, yellow poplar, tulipwood, white poplarlight easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer.
~ zebrawoodhandsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree; used especially for cabinetwork.
~ cocoswood, cocuswood, granadilla woodwood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets.
~ shittimwoodwood of the shittah tree used to make the ark of the Hebrew Tabernacle.
~ sabicu, sabicu woodthe wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany.
~ bamboothe hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles.
~ tulipwoodthe variegated or showily striped ornamental wood of various tulipwood trees.
~ balsa, balsa woodstrong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats.
~ silver quandongpale easily worked timber from the quandong tree.
~ obechethe wood of an African obeche tree; used especially for veneering.
~ basswood, lindensoft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork.
~ beefwoodany of several heavy hard reddish chiefly tropical woods of the families Casuarinaceae and Proteaceae; some used for cabinetwork.
~ briarwood, brier-wood, brierwoodwood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes.
~ beechwood, beechwood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles.
~ chestnutwood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea.
~ oakthe hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring.
~ birchhard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood.
~ alderwood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc.
~ hazelthe fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris).
~ olivehard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork.
~ ashstrong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats.
~ ironwoodexceptionally tough or hard wood of any of a number of ironwood trees.
~ walnuthard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling.
~ hickoryvaluable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees.
~ pecanwood of a pecan tree.
~ pyinmarelatively hard durable timber from the Queen's crape myrtle; light reddish brown, smooth and lustrous.
~ gumwood, gumwood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum.
~ eucalyptuswood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber.
~ tupelopale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum.
~ poonwood of any poon tree; used for masts and spars.
~ red lauanhard heavy red wood of the red lauan tree; often sold as Philippine mahogany.
~ elmwood, elmhard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture.
~ brazilwoodheavy wood of various brazilwood trees; used for violin bows and as dyewoods.
~ locusthardwood from any of various locust trees.
~ logwoodvery hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye.
~ rosewoodhard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain; used in cabinetwork.
~ kingwoodhandsome violet-streaked wood of the kingwood tree; used especially in cabinetwork.
~ granadilla wooddark red hardwood derived from the cocobolo and used in making musical instruments e.g. clarinets.
~ blackwoodvery dark wood of any of several blackwood trees.
~ panama redwood, quirahard heavy red wood of a quira tree.
~ red sandalwood, ruby woodhard durable wood of red sandalwood trees (Pterocarpus santalinus); prized for cabinetwork.
~ black locuststrong stiff wood of a black-locust tree; very resistant to decay.
~ cherrywood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry.
~ fruitwoodwood of various fruit trees (as apple or cherry or pear) used especially in cabinetwork.
~ lemonwoodhard tough elastic wood of the lemonwood tree; used for making bows and fishing rods.
~ incense woodfragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium.
~ mahoganywood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture.
~ satinwoodhard yellowish wood of a satinwood tree having a satiny luster; used for fine cabinetwork and tools.
~ orangewoodfine-grained wood of an orange tree; used in fine woodwork.
~ citronwoodwood of a citron tree.
~ guaiac wood, guaiacum woodheartwood of a palo santo; yields an aromatic oil used in perfumes.
~ guaiac, lignum vitae, guaiacumhard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
~ poplarsoft light-colored non-durable wood of the poplar.
~ sandalwoodclose-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork.
~ boxwood, turkish boxwoodvery hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks.
~ maplewood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring.
~ sumacwood of a sumac.
~ ebonyhard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys.
~ lacewood, sycamorevariably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree.
~ teak, teakwoodhard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding.
~ dogwoodhard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood.
~ sapwoodnewly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant; usually light colored; active in water conduction.
~ duramen, heartwoodthe older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood.
~ burlthe wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer.
~ brushwoodthe wood from bushes or small branches.; "they built a fire of brushwood"
~ cabinet woodmoderately dense wood used for cabinetwork.; "teak and other heavy cabinet wood"
~ driftwoodwood that is floating or that has been washed ashore.
~ lignina complex polymer; the chief constituent of wood other than carbohydrates; binds to cellulose fibers to harden and strengthen cell walls of plants.
~ loga segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches.
~ lumber, timberthe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material.
~ matchwoodwood suitable for making matchsticks.
~ matchwood, splinterswood in small pieces or splinters.; "the vessel was beaten to matchwood on the rocks"
~ plant material, plant substancematerial derived from plants.
~ sawdustfine particles of wood made by sawing wood.
~ wickerslender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork.
~ dyewoodany wood from which dye is obtained.
~ hardwoodthe wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers).
~ softwood, dealwood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir).
~ raw woodwood that is not finished or painted.
~ knota hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged.; "the saw buckled when it hit a knot"
n. (group)2. forest, wood, woodsthe trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.
~ botany, flora, vegetationall the plant life in a particular region or period.; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"
~ boska small wooded area.
~ grovea small growth of trees without underbrush.
~ junglean impenetrable equatorial forest.
~ rain forest, rainforesta forest with heavy annual rainfall.
~ underbrush, undergrowth, underwoodthe brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest.
~ treea tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms.
~ old growth, virgin forestforest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity.
~ second growtha second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting.
n. (person)3. natalie wood, woodUnited States film actress (1938-1981).
~ actressa female actor.
n. (person)4. sir henry joseph wood, sir henry wood, woodEnglish conductor (1869-1944).
~ conductor, music director, directorthe person who leads a musical group.
n. (person)5. ellen price wood, mrs. henry wood, woodEnglish writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887).
~ author, writerwrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay).
n. (person)6. grant wood, woodUnited States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942).
~ painteran artist who paints.
n. (artifact)7. wood, woodwind, woodwind instrumentany wind instrument other than the brass instruments.
~ beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reeda musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed.
~ finger holeone of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it.
~ flute, transverse flutea high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown.
~ thumbholethe hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb.
~ wind instrument, winda musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath.
n. (artifact)8. wooda golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head.; "metal woods are now standard"
~ brassie(formerly) a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon.
~ number one wood, drivera golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee.
~ golf-club, golf club, clubgolf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball.
~ metal woodgolf wood with a metal head instead of the traditional wooden head.
~ spoonformerly a golfing wood with an elevated face.