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Definition of Beefwood

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Porkwood Pork"wood`, n. (Bot.) The coarse-grained brownish yellow wood of a small tree (Pisonia obtusata) of Florida and the West Indies. Also called pigeon wood, beefwood, and corkwood.
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Beefwood Beef"wood`, n. An Australian tree (Casuarina), and its red wood, used for cabinetwork; also, the trees Stenocarpus salignus of New South Wales, and Banksia compar of Queensland.
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Casuarina Cas`u*a*ri"na, n. [NL., supposed to be named from the resemblance of the twigs to the feathers of the cassowary, of the genus Casuarius.] (Bot.) A genus of leafless trees or shrubs, with drooping branchlets of a rushlike appearance, mostly natives of Australia. Some of them are large, producing hard and heavy timber of excellent quality, called beefwood from its color.

Meaning of Beefwood from wikipedia

- Beefwood is the name given to a number of Australian trees which have timber with a red colouration resembling raw beef as follows: Barringtonia calyptrata...
- Grevillea striata, also known as beefwood, is a tree or shrub native to all Australian states, with the exception of Victoria and Tasmania. Alternative...
- Stenocarpus salignus, known as the scrub beefwood is an Australian rainforest tree in the family Proteaceae. Found in warmer rainforests on the coast and...
- glauca, commonly known as bushman's clothes peg, cobblers peg tree or the beefwood tree, is a shrub or small tree that is native to Papua New Guinea and north-eastern...
- (beach she-oak), beach pine, whistling tree, horsetail she oak, horsetail beefwood, horsetail tree, Australian pine, ironwood, whistling pine, Filao tree...
- and in different parts of the world. Other common names include White Beefwood, Queensland Firewheel Tree, Tulip Flower, White Oak and White Silky Oak...
- commonly known as the fine-leafed beefwood, is a shrub native to Queensland. "Grevillea coriacea McGill. Fine-leafed Beefwood". North Queensland Plants - Proteaceae...
- Beefwood Parish, New South Wales is a remote rural locality and civil parish of Yungnulgra County in far North West New South Wales. The Parish an arid...
- Other common names in Australia include ironwood, bull-oak or buloke, beefwood, or c****owary tree. The Shire of Buloke in Victoria, Australia, is named...
- nicknamed the Black Forest by the local residents due to its immense dark beefwood trees.[citation needed] The park has an area of 280 hectares, which consists...
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