Definition of lemonwood in English:

lemonwood

Syllabification: lem·on·wood
Pronunciation: /ˈlemənˌwo͝od
 
/

noun

  • The light-colored wood of any of several tropical American trees, especially the Cuban Calycophyllum candidissimum of the madder family (Rubiaceae).
    More example sentences
    • From here you can either continue upwards to a boudoir, rising half a storey and lined with yellow lemonwood, or to the dining room above the high drawing room.
    • Blocks are available in boxwood and lemonwood.
    • Brightly inlaid on thuya root burl are cross-hatched squares of lemonwood with ebony highlight, whose colors are then reversed on the second box.

More definitions of lemonwood

Definition of lemonwood in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tortie
Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
noun
a tortoiseshell cat