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cheesewood

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃiːzwʊd
 
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Definition of cheesewood in English:

noun

A small tropical evergreen tree with white flowers and yellowish-orange fruit.
Example sentences
  • This week Lismore Council planted 30 mature trees - tuckeroo and white cheesewood - in the new garden beds in the centre of the street.
  • The wood is reportedly little used - being soft and white, which may account for the common name - cheesewood.
  • Trees planted since 2001 include the river bush willow, the cheesewood, the red currant, the mountain seringa, the baobab and the wild pomegranate.

Words that rhyme with cheesewood

driftwoodstinkwood

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