Definición de paddlewood en Inglés

paddlewood

Pronunciación /ˈpadlwʊd/

nombre

  • A tropical South American tree, Aspidosperma excelsum (family Apocynaceae) (also "paddlewood tree"); the light, elastic wood of this tree, used especially to make paddles for canoes.

Origen

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Schomburgk (1804–1865), surveyor and traveller. From paddle + wood.