English dictionary

beefwood meaning and definition


Definition of beefwood (noun)

  1. a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber
  2. any of several heavy hard reddish chiefly tropical woods of the families Casuarinaceae and Proteaceae; some used for cabinetwork
  3. any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina yielding heavy hard red wood used in cabinetwork
  4. tree or tall shrub with shiny leaves and umbels of fragrant creamy-white flowers; yields hard heavy reddish wood
  5. tree yielding hard heavy reddish wood
Source: Princeton University Wordnet