Definition of carrotwood in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkerətˌwo͝od/


A tree of the soapberry family, native to southeast Asia, that threatens mangrove swamps and other habitats in the US because of its invasive habit.
  • Cupaniopsis anacardioides, family Sapindaceae.
Example sentences
  • Ten of these plants are not officially banned by the state of Florida, carrotwood being the exception.
  • Brazilian pepper, carrotwood and ear leaf acacia were cut down, and their stumps were treated with herbicide.
  • If you have an open lawn area the carrotwood is a good choice.

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Syllabification: car·rot·wood

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