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Xanthorhamnin
Xanthorhiza
Xanthorhiza apiifolia
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Xanthosoma atrovirens
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Xanthoura luxuosa
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Xanthoxylum Americanum
Xanthoxylum Caribaeum
Xanthoxylum piperitum
Xanthoxylum pipertium
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Xanthoxylum definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Yellowwood Yel"low*wood`, n. (Bot.) The wood of any one of several different kinds of trees; also, any one of the trees themselves. Among the trees so called are the Cladrastis tinctoria, an American leguminous tree; the several species of prickly ash (Xanthoxylum); the Australian Flindersia Oxleyana, a tree related to the mahogany; certain South African species of Podocarpus, trees related to the yew; the East Indian Podocarpus latifolia; and the true satinwood (Chloroxylon Swietenia). All these Old World trees furnish valuable timber.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Xanthoxylum Xan*thox"y*lum, n. [NL., from Gr. xanqo`s yellow + xy`lon wood.] (Bot.) A genus of prickly shrubs or small trees, the bark and rots of which are of a deep yellow color; prickly ash. Note: The commonest species in the Northern United States is Xanthoxylum Americanum. See Prickly ash, under Prickly.



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