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Any of a number of hardwood trees with deep red timber.
- ‘The homestead museum sits secluded among the bloodwoods, nutwoods and cabbage gums.’
- ‘The inlaws do the carving of the Pukumani poles which are made from the bloodwood tree, then painted with ochres and erected around the grave.’
- ‘We visited in September during the Wibabiya season, when singing rings through the sun-drenched stringybark, woollybutt and bloodwood forests.’
- ‘I follow the green up the stony rise behind the bloodwood.’
- ‘This species of eucalypt here is one of the yellow bloodwoods.’
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