/ˈlɛðəwʊd/ (say 'ledhuhwood)

1. an Australian tree, Eucryphia lucida, which is found in Tasmania and valued as a honey tree.
2. any of certain other trees with tough bark as Acradenia franklinii of Tasmania and Dirca palustris of America.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Leatherwood — bezeichnet die Tasmanische Scheinulme Leatherwood ist der Familienname von Elmer O. Leatherwood (1872–1929), US amerikanischer Politiker Lillie Leatherwood (* 1964), US amerikanische Leichtathletin Ray Leatherwood (1914–1996), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leatherwood — is a common name for some different plants:* Cyrilla in North America * Dirca in North America * Eucryphia lucida in Australia*Leatherwood, Kentucky is also an area in Perry County, Kentucky …   Wikipedia

  • Leatherwood — Leath er*wood , n. (Bot.) A small branching shrub ({Dirca palustris}), with a white, soft wood, and a tough, leathery bark, common in damp woods in the Northern United States; called also {moosewood}, and {wicopy}. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leatherwood — ☆ leatherwood [leth′ərwood΄ ] n. a small North American tree (Dirca palustris) of the mezereum family, with a tough, flexible bark used by the Indians for making rope …   English World dictionary

  • leatherwood — kekinė cirila statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cirilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medingas augalas (Cyrilla racemiflora), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cyrilla racemiflora angl. black titi; he huckleberry; ironwood;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • leatherwood — blizgioji eukrifija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kunonijinių šeimos medingas, dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Eucryphia lucida), paplitęs Tasmanijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eucryphia lucida angl. leatherwood; pinkwood šaltinis Valstybinės …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • leatherwood — dvinamis braivėlis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Karpažolinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Jatropha dioica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Jatropha dioica angl. leatherstem; leatherwood pranc. sangre de drago… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • leatherwood — noun Date: 1743 1. a small eastern North American tree (Dirca palustris) of the mezereon family with pliant stems and yellow flowers 2. a small tree or shrub (Cyrilla racemiflora of the family Cyrillaceae) of the southeastern United States …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leatherwood — /ledh euhr wood /, n. an American shrub, Dirca palustris, having a tough bark. Also called moosewood. [1735 45, Amer.; LEATHER + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • leatherwood — noun A deciduous shrub, of the genus Dirca, that has leathery bark …   Wiktionary

  • leatherwood — leath•er•wood [[t]ˈlɛð ərˌwʊd[/t]] n. pln an American shrub, Dirca palustris, with flexible, leathery bark • Etymology: 1735–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

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