Definition of Citronwood

1. Noun. Wood of a citron tree.

Substance meronyms: Citron, Citron Tree, Citrus Medica
Generic synonyms: Wood



2. Noun. Durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain).
Exact synonyms: Sandarac
Substance meronyms: Callitris Quadrivalvis, Sandarac, Sandarac Tree, Tetraclinis Articulata
Generic synonyms: Wood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citronwood

citrometer
citrometers
citron
citron tree
citronella
citronella oil
citronellal
citronellals
citronellas
citronellic
citronellic acid
citronellol
citronellols
citronellyl
citrons
citronwood (current term)
citrophilous mealybug
citrophilus mealybug
citrostadienol
citrous
citrous fruit
citrovorum
citrovorum factor
citruline
citrullinaemia
citrullinated
citrullination
citrulline
citrullines
citrullinuria

Literary usage of Citronwood

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... seldom explored by the agents of luxury, who searched the forests for ivory and the citronwood, and the shores of the ocean for the purple shellfish. ..."

2. The Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopædia and Scriptural Dictionary, Fully by Samuel Fallows, Andrew Constantinides Zenos, Herbert Lockwood Willett (1910)
"—s: Tiberias. ada. It grew to a great size. This cedar or citronwood was most likely produced by Callitris quadrivalvis, ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... searched the forests for ivory and the citronwood, and the shores of the ocean for the purple shellfish. ..."

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