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  • n. Any of the genus Sideroxylon of tropical sapotaceous trees noted for their very hard wood; ironwood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of tropical sapotaceous trees noted for their very hard wood; ironwood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of gamopetalous trees or shrubs of the orer Sapotaceæ, and type of the tribe Sideroxyleæ.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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