Definition of Trumpetwood

1. Noun. Tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems.




Definition of Trumpetwood

1. n. A tropical American tree (Cecropia peltata) of the Breadfruit family, having hollow stems, which are used for wind instruments; -- called also snakewood, and trumpet tree.

Definition of Trumpetwood

1. Noun. A tropical American tree (''Cecropia peltata'') of the breadfruit family, whose hollow stems can be used for wind instruments. ¹

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Medical Definition of Trumpetwood

1. A tropical American tree (Cecropia peltata) of the Breadfruit family, having hollow stems, which are used for wind instruments. Synonym: snakewood, and trumpet tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trumpetwood

trumpeter-swan
trumpeter pigeon
trumpeter swan
trumpeter swans
trumpeters
trumpetfish
trumpetfishes
trumpeting
trumpetings
trumpetless
trumpetlike
trumpetress
trumpetresses
trumpets
trumpetweed
trumpetwood (current term)
trumpie
trumping
trumpings
trumplike
trumps
truncal
truncate
truncate ascertainment
truncated
truncated cone
truncated icosahedra
truncated icosahedron
truncated icosahedrons
truncated pyramid

Literary usage of Trumpetwood

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1. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"The fibrous bark of Cecropia peltata, or trumpetwood, is used for cordage in tropical America. The stem and branches are very hollow, and are used for ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... or trumpetwood, is used for cordage in tropical America. The stem and branches are very hollow, and are used for wind-instruments. ..."

3. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"... or trumpetwood, is used for cordage in tropical America. The stem and branches are very hollow, and are used for wind-instru- ..."

4. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"... or trumpetwood, is used for cordage. The stem and branches are hollow, and are used for wind-instruments. The wood of some species is valuable, ..."

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