Definition of lemonwood in US English:

lemonwood

noun

  • 1US The light-colored wood of any of several tropical American trees, especially the Cuban Calycophyllum candidissimum of the madder family (Rubiaceae).

  • 2A small evergreen New Zealand tree whose leaves produce a lemon-like smell when crushed.

    Pittosporum eugenoides, family Pittosporaceae

Pronunciation

lemonwood

/ˈlemənˌwo͝od/