Definition of ironwood in English:

ironwood

noun

  • Any of a number of trees that produce very hard timber.

    a southern African tree of the olive family (Olea laurifolia, family Oleaceae)
    a North American tree related to the hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana, family Betulaceae)

Pronunciation

ironwood

/ˈī(ə)rnˌwo͝od/ /ˈaɪ(ə)rnˌwʊd/