Definitions starting with L

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lightwood

[US dial. idem, very resinous pine or other wood used for kindling ADD, from its use in lighting fires] n. 1. a tree, Lasciocroton macrophyllus: 1910 (Northrop 163). cf.  WILD OAK


2. a tree, Amyris sylvatica: 1788 (Schoepf 299). (Black)

Tags: noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2011-06-03 22:53
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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