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coachwood Line breaks: coach|wood
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊtʃwʊd/

Definition of coachwood in English:


A slender tree of the rainforests of Australia and New Guinea, with close-grained timber that is used for cabinetmaking and veneers.
  • Ceratopetalum apetalum, family Cunoniaceae
Example sentences
  • At the bottom of the gorge was a dense rainforest of coachwood, sassafras, lilly pilly, possumwood and tree ferns.
  • Walking tracks through the Cathedral take you under an amazing canopy of ferns, sassafras and coachwoods.
  • Initially, it twists and turns along the Coombadjha Creek, through the coachwoods, crabapples and corkwoods of the warm temperate rainforest.
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