leadwood

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Etymology[edit]

lead +‎ wood

Noun[edit]

leadwood (plural leadwoods)

  1. A southern African tree with exceptionally hard and dense wood, Combretum imberbe
    • 1978, André Brink, Rumours of Rain, Vintage 2000, p. 353:
      And then the nights in the camp, the meat strung up in the trees and the heavy leadwood logs burning as high as a house.

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