Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several species of Astronium, an anacardiaceous genus of large trees. The wood is fine-grained and suitable for building and other purposes.
  • n. A large tree of the family C√¶salpiniace√¶, Peltogyne confertiflora, which yields a useful wood and from the bark of which a fine red dye is obtained.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.