from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of trees (Conocarpus), furnishing durable timber, mostly natives of the West Indies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as button-wood, 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
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