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HAEMATOXYLON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Haematoxylon mean? 

HAEMATOXYLON (noun)
  The noun HAEMATOXYLON has 1 sense:

1. small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees

  Familiarity information: HAEMATOXYLON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HAEMATOXYLON (noun)


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Meaning:

Small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

genus Haematoxylon; genus Haematoxylum; Haematoxylon; Haematoxylum

Hypernyms ("Haematoxylon" is a kind of...):

rosid dicot genus (a genus of dicotyledonous plants)

Meronyms (members of "Haematoxylon"):

bloodwood tree; campeachy; Haematoxylum campechianum; logwood; logwood tree (spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye)

Holonyms ("Haematoxylon" is a member of...):

Caesalpinioideae; subfamily Caesalpinioideae (alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae)


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