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Pernambuco wood

Tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry.  Synonyms: brazilwood, Caesalpinia echinata, peach-wood, peachwood.

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"Pernambuco wood" Quotes from Famous Books

... resin and benzoin. But the thing that was worse was that the substances, indispensable to the holy sacrifice, the two substances without which no oblation is possible, had also been debased: the wine, by numerous dilutions and by illicit introductions of Pernambuco wood, danewort berries, alcohol and alum; the bread of the Eucharist that must be kneaded with the fine flour of wheat, by kidney beans, ...
— Against The Grain • Joris-Karl Huysmans

Words linked to "Pernambuco wood" :   peachwood, Caesalpinia echinata, Caesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia, brazilwood, peach-wood, tree

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