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  • n. Simaruba amara, a tall tree of tropical America, one of the trees that yield quassia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tall tree (Simaruba amara) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See quassia, 2.
  • n. A tall stout tree, Sterculia fætida, of the East Indies, eastern Africa, and Australia. The wood is soft, and thought to be of little value.
  • n. In Australia, Flindersia Schottiana, one of the trees called Queensland yellow-wood.

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

  • n. large tree of Australasia

Etymologies

stave +‎ wood? (Wiktionary)

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