Definition of lemonwood in English:

lemonwood

noun

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

    • ‘From here you can either continue upwards to a boudoir, rising half a storey and lined with yellow lemonwood, or to the dining room above the high drawing room.’
    • ‘Blocks are available in boxwood and lemonwood.’
    • ‘Brightly inlaid on thuya root burl are cross-hatched squares of lemonwood with ebony highlight, whose colors are then reversed on the second box.’
    • ‘This beautiful lemonwood stave was sent to me by Butch Wegorst.’

Pronunciation

lemonwood

/ˈlemənˌwo͝od/