Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Victoria, the hard yellowish-white wood of the Australian tree Pittosporum bicolor. It is used for turning and is prized for ax-handles, billiard-cues, etc. Also called
tolosa-wood, and in Tasmania whitewood and waddywood.
“The Pine Tree embarked on a two-year study of the pittosporum resineferum, or resin cheesewood, now referred to in the study as petroleum nut.”
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