Purpleheart

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Purpleheart (Bot) A strong, durable, and elastic wood of a purplish color, obtained from several tropical American leguminous trees of the genus Copaifera Copaifera pubiflora Copaifera bracteataandCopaifera officinalis). Used for decorative veneering. See Copaiba.
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Usage


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