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Synonyms for gopherwood

small handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye

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In fact, Anne - in a Biblical illusion - hyperbolically calls for getting out the gopher wood, the material from which Noah built his ark.
UAA2r1Z2NI0) tweeted a photo of the under-construction ark, along with a reference to Genesis 6:14, in which the Almighty commands Noah to "Make thee an ark of gopher wood.