logwood

[n] - very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree 2. [n] - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye
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Logwood

Log'wood` noun [ So called from being imported in logs .] The heartwood of a tree ( Hæmatoxylon Campechianum ), a native of South America, It is a red, heavy wood, containing a crystalline substance called hæmatoxylin , and is used largely in dyeing. An extract from this wood is use
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logwood

The heartwood of a tree (Haematoxylon Campechianum), a native of South America, It is a red, heavy wood, containing a crystalline substance called haematoxylin, and is used largely in dyeing. An extract from this wood is used in medicine as an astringent. Also called Campeachy wood, and bloodwood. ... Origin: So called from being imported in logs.
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logwood

logwood tree noun spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye
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Logwood

• (n.) The heartwood of a tree (Haematoxylon Campechianum), a native of South America, It is a red, heavy wood, containing a crystalline substance called haematoxylin, and is used largely in dyeing. An extract from this wood is used in medicine as an astringent. Also called Campeachy wood, and bloodwood.
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logwood

(from the article `logwood`) ...with rather oval leaflets. The small yellow flowers grow in a cluster from the leaf axil (upper angle between branch and leaf stem). The wood is ... ...of trade routes to the Americas led to the introduction into Europe of new mordant dyes such as brazilwood, giving reds on aluminum, browns on ... [2 r...
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logwood

(from the article `logwood`) (species Haematoxylon campechianum), tree of the pea family (Fabaceae), native to Central America and the West Indies. The name is sometimes applied ...
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logwood

(species Haematoxylon campechianum), tree of the pea family (Fabaceae), native to Central America and the West Indies. The name is sometimes applied ...
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logwood

logwood, small, thorny tree (Haematoxylon campechianum) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) native to tropical America and introduced into other tropical regions. The brown-red heartwood is the source of the dye haematoxylin and was exported to Europe as a major purple textile dye from the 16th...
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Logwood

Logwood is the timber of the Central American tree campeachy. Logwood is yellow, but turns red when exposed to the air and is used to supply a dark red and black coloured dye.
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Logwood

Logwood is a popular name for the Hoematoxylon campechianum, a tree belonging to the natural order Leguminosae, which grows in moist and swampy places in Central America, and particularly round the Bay of Campeachy; but is now naturalized in Jamaica and many of the West Indian islands. The tree is usually from 40 to 50 feet high; with pinnate leave
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logwood

very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye.
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