/ˈdʒæmwʊd/ (say 'jamwood)

the wood of the raspberry-jam tree.
Also, jam.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • jamwood — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: jam (IV) + wood : the raspberry scented wood of the jam used by the aboriginal inhabitants of Australia for spears …   Useful english dictionary

  • raspberry jamwood — noun : the very hard lustrous wood of an Australian tree (Acacia acuminata) having a fragrance suggestive of raspberry jam …   Useful english dictionary

  • jam — I. /dʒæm / (say jam) verb (jammed, jamming) –verb (t) 1. to press or squeeze tightly between bodies or surfaces, so that motion or extrication is made difficult or impossible. 2. to bruise or crush by squeezing. 3. to press, push, or thrust… …   Australian English dictionary

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