Definition of beefwood in US English:

beefwood

noun

  • A tropical hardwood tree with close-grained red timber.

    Species in several families, in particular Casuarina equisetifolia (family Casuarinaceae), native to Australia and Southeast Asia

    • ‘Australian Pine, also known as ironwood or beefwood, is an exotic, evergreen species native to southern Asia and Australia.’
    • ‘Sally wattle, ironwood and beefwood dominate the very sparse canopy.’
    • ‘The fine-leafed beefwood or forest wax tree, Grevillea coriacea (family Proteaceae), is a characteristic tree of the open woodland and grassland of central Cape York Peninsula.’
    • ‘White beefwood grows in the drier more exposed areas and is often found in regrowth.’

Pronunciation

beefwood

/ˈbifwʊd//ˈbēfwo͝od/