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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a large tree (Myroxylon toluiferum), the wood of which is red in the center, and has an aromatic rose odor. It affords the balsam called tolu.

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

  • n. medium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork


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