Definition of Tar-wood

1. Noun. New Zealand shrub.




2. Noun. New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches; adapted to cold wet summers and high altitudes.
Exact synonyms: Dacrydium Colensoi, Tarwood
Group relationships: Dacrydium, Genus Dacrydium
Generic synonyms: Conifer, Coniferous Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tar-wood

taqua-nut
taqua nut
taqua nuts
taqueria
taquerias
taquito
taquitos
taqwa
taqwacore
tar
tar-and-feather
tar-boil
tar-brush
tar-brushes
tar-water
tar-wood (current term)
tar acne
tar and feather
tar boil
tar camphor
tar paper
tar papers
tar pit
tar sand
tar sands
tar with the same brush
tara

Literary usage of Tar-wood

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1. Asphalts and Allied Substances: Their Occurrence, Modes of Production, Uses by Herbert Abraham (1920)
"... TAR, WOOD-TAR PITCH AND ROSIN PITCH WOOD TAR AND WOOD-TAR PITCH THIS chapter will deal with the treatment of wood, either by destructive distillation, ..."

2. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"In the common way a cube of six feet of tar-wood yields from two to three, and sometimes four tuns of tar : burnt by this last described method, ..."

3. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"In the common way a cube of sit feet of tar-wood yields from two to three, and sometimes four tuns of tar : burnt by this last described method, ..."

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