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1[mass noun] Timber with a musky smell, especially that of a musk tree.
- ‘The furniture on offer includes a rosewood-veneer cedar library table, a bookcase and pedestal desk, plus two early tea caddies in muskwood.’
- 1.1another term for musk tree
- ‘The most common trees are West Indian cedar, Hispaniolan mahogany, copey, American muskwood, and silk-cotton trees.’
- ‘Other canopy trees such as roseapple, royal palm (Roystonia sp.), American muskwood and Caribbean pine were rare in the plantations, but were more common along the edges of some plantations.’
- ‘Some of the tree species noted included large native olive, ribbonwood, lacebark, large-leaved canthium, hairy muskwood, brown pearwood and soft acronychia.’
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