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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fine hard cabinet-wood of South American origin, susceptible of a fine polish. When first cut it is yellow, but it soon changes to a beautiful red or coral.

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  • n. East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental

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