Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
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.
..... Click the link for more information. ) 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.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
balaustre, canary wood
A South American glossy wood; quite hard, heavy; yellowish brown, orange, or purplish brown in color.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.