Definition of coachwood in English:


Syllabification: coach·wood
Pronunciation: /ˈkōCHˌwo͝od


  • A slender tree of the rain forests of Australia and New Guinea, with close-grained timber that has a characteristic caramel scent and is used for cabinetmaking and veneers.
    • Ceratopetalum apetalum, family Cunoniaceae
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    • 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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