canary wood


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canary wood

or

canary whitewood,

name applied to the timber of the tulip tree (see magnoliamagnolia,
common name for plants of the genus Magnolia, and for the Magnoliaceae, a family of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, often with showy flowers. They are principally of north temperate regions with centers of distribution in Asia and E North America.
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) in some parts of the United States, also to that of an Australian eucalyptus, the Indian mulberry, and to two species of the genus Persea of the laurel family.
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balaustre, canary wood

A South American glossy wood; quite hard, heavy; yellowish brown, orange, or purplish brown in color.
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