Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wood resembling brazil-wood, obtained from the West Indies and parts of Central America, from species of cæsalpinia, C. crista and C. Pectinata, and the nearly allied Peltophorum Linnæi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See brazil wood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The brazilwood tree.
  • noun The wood of the brazilwood tree.

Etymologies

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Compare Portuguese and Spanish brasilete, Italian brasiletto.

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