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bloodwood

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EtymologyEdit

From blood +‎ wood.

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NounEdit

bloodwood (plural bloodwoods)

  1. Any of various trees having red wood, especially certain Australian eucalypts.
    • 1988, Tom Cole, Hell West and Crooked, Angus & Robertson 1995, p. 255:
      I cut bloodwood saplings and shaped a new pair of shafts with an adze.
  2. (Jamaica) A loblolly bay (tree).

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