from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tropical American tree (Ocotea rodioei) having dark, greenish, durable wood.
  • n. Any of various similar trees.
  • n. The wood of any of these trees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of tree (Chlorocardium rodiei) native to Guyana.
  • n. A type of shrub (Colubrina arborescens) native to Florida and the Caribbean.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Nectandra Rodiæi, a large lauraceous tree of Guiana.
  • n. In Jamaica, the Colubrina ferruginosa, a small rhamnaceous tree.
  • n. In Jamaica. Zizyphus Chloroxylon, one of the trees called cog-wood.


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  • One of the woods traditionally used to make fishing rods.

    January 5, 2012