Definition of blood tree in English:

blood tree

noun

  • 1Australian Australian= "bloodwood".

  • 2A tropical American tree, Croton gossypiifolium (family Euphorbiaceae), yielding a blood-red sap which is used medicinally and for dyeing cloth.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Georg Forster (1754–1794), traveller and naturalist.