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shittimwood

Definitions of shittimwood
  1. noun
    wood of the shittah tree used to make the ark of the Hebrew Tabernacle
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    type of:
    wood
    the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  2. noun
    deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexico
    synonyms: Bumelia lanuginosa, black haw, chittamwood, chittimwood, false buckthorn
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    type of:
    buckthorn
    any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
  3. noun
    shrubby thorny deciduous tree of southeastern United States with white flowers and small black drupaceous fruit
    synonyms: Bumelia lycioides, mock orange, shittim, southern buckthorn
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    type of:
    buckthorn
    any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
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