Definitions

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  • n. The wood of a West Indian tree of the mahogany family (Moschoxylum swartzii).
  • n. The wood of an Australian tree (Eurybia argophylla).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The wood of a West Indian tree of the Mahogany family (Moschoxylum Swartzii).
  • n. The wood of an Australian tree (Eurybia argophylla).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Either of the two small trees Guarea trichilioides and Trichilia moschata, natives of tropical America, the latter confined to Jamaica.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. musk-scented shrub or tree of southern and southeastern Australia having creamy-yellow flower heads

Etymologies

musk +‎ wood, because of its fragrance. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We made dozens of cups from well-seasoned muskwood, and two angels -- one for the ceremony and a much less elaborate practice one.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

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