milkwood

milkwood
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: any of several trees or shrubs having abundant latex: as
a. : a moraceous tree (Pseudolmedia spuria) of tropical America
b. : a tree (Sapium laurofolium) of Jamaica that resembles a cactus — called also Jamaica milkwood
c. : a West Indian poisonous shrub (Rauwolfia canesceus)
d. : a timber tree (Sideroxylon inerme) of southern Africa

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/milk"wood'/, n.
any of various trees having a milky juice, as Pseudomedia spuria, of Jamaica.
[1860-65; MILK + WOOD1]

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milkˈwood noun
Any of various trees producing latex
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