Definition of Rose chestnut

1. Noun. Handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties.

Exact synonyms: Ironwood, Ironwood Tree, Mesua Ferrea
Group relationships: Genus Mesua, Mesua
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rose Chestnut

rose-root
rose acacia
rose apple
rose bay
rose bed
rose beetle
rose bengal
rose bengal radioactive test
rose bug
rose burner
rose campion
rose cephalic tetanus
rose chafer
rose chafers
rose chestnut (current term)
rose cold
rose curve
rose family
rose fish
rose garden
rose gardens
rose geranium
rose geraniums
rose globe lily
rose gold
rose golds
rose growers granuloma
rose gum
rose hip

Literary usage of Rose chestnut

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1. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1902)
"... a hard, tough wood with an ornamental silvery transparent grain, used locally in shipbuilding. Rose-chestnut, Indian. See Ironwood xviii. Rosewood. ..."

2. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1902)
"... a hard, tough wood with an ornamental silvery transparent grain, used locally in shipbuilding. Rose-chestnut, Indian. See Ironwood xviii. Rosewood. ..."

3. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"... which is extensively used for panelling in railway-carriages. Rose-chestnut, Indian. See Ironwood xviii. Rosewood. French " Bois du rose." Germ. ..."

4. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"... which is extensively used for panelling in railway-carriages. Rose-chestnut, Indian. See Ironwood win. Rosewood. French " Bois du rose." Germ. ..."

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