from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small Australian tree of the bean family, Daviesia arborea, or its wood, which may be obtained in logs from 6 to 12 inches in diameter. The wood is hard, close-grained, streaked with beautiful pink lines, and takes a high polish.
  • n. The wood of the angico, Stachychrysum rigidum. It is very hard, dark reddish-brown, often streaked with black, and may be obtained in the form of trimmed logs from 6 to 10 inches in diameter. See angico and Piptadenia.


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