brazilwood vs peachwood what difference

what is difference between brazilwood and peachwood

English

Alternative forms

  • brasilwood

Etymology

From Brazil +‎ wood.

Noun

brazilwood (usually uncountable, plural brazilwoods)

  1. A Brazilian timber tree, Caesalpinia echinata, used primarily to make bows for string instruments.
  2. (uncountable) The wood of such tree.
    • 2002, Victoria Finlay, Colour, Sceptre 2003, p. 198:
      He would take with him red brasilwood from the East Indies – a dye-wood that was so valued that when a few years later the Portuguese found it in the New World, they would name a country after it.

Synonyms

  • (Caesalpina echinata): pau-brasil, pernambuco

Hypernyms

  • (the tree): dyewood
  • (the wood): dyewood

Translations

References

  • brazilwood on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Caesalpina echinata on Wikispecies.Wikispecies


English

Etymology

peach +‎ wood

Noun

peachwood (uncountable)

  1. The wood of the peach tree.

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