brazilwood


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Related to brazilwood: pernambuco wood
  • noun

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Brazilwood made a cheap red dye, but one which rapidly faded; madder produced a more consistent russet red colour.
66) Brazil as a name for America first appeared on the map in the planisphere Orbis Typus Universalis Tabula, produced in Venice in 1511 by Jeronimo Marini, although the name Rio de Brasil, arising from the discovery of brazilwood at that location by Goncalo Coelho and Amerigo Vespucci during their voyage of 1501-1502, appeared earlier on the Cantino mappemonde of 1502.
Premium cachacas are aged in a variety of woods, including chestnut, brazilwood and almond.
Holmfirth-based Rowan Yarn has created a range of knitting yarn from 100% organic cotton that uses natural dyes such as Brazilwood and Madder.
Pan Ferro, Pernambuco, Brazilwood, Violin tree (Caesalpinnia echinata): Native to Brazil.
The devout evangelical Catholic pulls a brazilwood rosary from his pocket and explains that whatever power he derives from his convictions, it allows him to continue a very successful living at something most in their right minds wouldn't -- and shouldn't -- ever attempt.
Bloodwood, of satine, is also called Brazilwood, which can be confusing, since so many woods share this name, including pau ferro (Guilandina echinata).
The identification was brazilwood which was being imported into Europe from Asia as early as the 13th century.
The brazilwood tree (Caesalpinia echinata) became a major commodity during the second half of the 16th century; its beautiful, dense, red wood was in great demand for lumber and as a source or dye for the European textile industry.