Definition of Salmwood

1. Noun. Large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salmwood

salmoner
salmoners
salmonet
salmonets
salmonid
salmonidae
salmonids
salmoniform
salmoniformes
salmonlike
salmonoid
salmonoids
salmons
salmony
salmosin
salmwood (current term)
salo
salogen
salol
salol-camphor
salolase
salols
salometer
salometers
salon
saloniste
salonistes
salonlike
salonnière
salonnières

Literary usage of Salmwood

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1888)
"... logwood, salmwood and cedar, but here, too, are found the pine, often eight feet in diameter, spruce of nearly equal size, and oaks of several species, ..."

2. Guatemala: The Land of the Quetzal by William Tufts Brigham (1887)
"salmwood (Jacaranda, sp.) is light colored, and much used for door and window frames. Ziricote is beautifully veined. Two species of pine are common, ..."

3. The Colony of British Honduras: Its Resources and Prospects, with Particular by Sir Daniel Morris (1883)
"... but, like the sapodilla, so heavy that it cannot be floated down the rivers, and hence very difficult to get out in fine large logs; salmwood ..."

4. The Handbook of British Honduras ...: Comprising Historical, Statistical by Lindsay William Bristowe, Philip B Wright (1888)
"SAM or salmwood (Jacaranda up.) —A brown, very durable wood. On account of its being avoided by all kinds of insects, it is much appreciated for lining ..."

5. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1888)
"... logwood, salmwood and cedar, but here, too, are found the pine, often eight feet in diameter, spruce of nearly equal size, and oaks of several species, ..."

6. Guatemala: The Land of the Quetzal by William Tufts Brigham (1887)
"salmwood (Jacaranda, sp.) is light colored, and much used for door and window frames. Ziricote is beautifully veined. Two species of pine are common, ..."

7. The Colony of British Honduras: Its Resources and Prospects, with Particular by Sir Daniel Morris (1883)
"... but, like the sapodilla, so heavy that it cannot be floated down the rivers, and hence very difficult to get out in fine large logs; salmwood ..."

8. The Handbook of British Honduras ...: Comprising Historical, Statistical by Lindsay William Bristowe, Philip B Wright (1888)
"SAM or salmwood (Jacaranda up.) —A brown, very durable wood. On account of its being avoided by all kinds of insects, it is much appreciated for lining ..."

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