logwood


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Synonyms for logwood

very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree

spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye

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It's definitely an inferior material," said Lentz, who reasons that the temple-builders would only have accepted logwood if they had run out of suitable sapodilla trees to harvest.
The Creole, who make up about 30 percent of the total population, are descendents of the African slaves brought by the British to work in the mahogany and logwood industries.
Under Henry VIII's reign, English privateers attempted to solve supply issues by "relieving" Spanish ships of their logwood cargos.
Cropper and a son as leasing agents, developed Logwood Landing--site of the old Elks Lodge--on Highway 7 between Timbercrest Lane and Buena Vista Road, across the street from a Wal-Mart Supercenter.
He also sent two tons of logwood and four wolf hides.
The team consists of Steve Bailey, director of marketing; Jennifer Logwood, director of retail development; Jennifer Feazelle, training manager; Lauren Martin, product and merchandise manager; and Bobbie Shaw, executive assistant.
With the support of their governments, merchants from Britain, Germany, the United States and France took control of the export of Haiti's main agricultural produce -- coffee, sugar, cacao and logwood.
The victim, Garrett Warren, was shot once in the head and three times in the upper torso with a small-caliber handgun after answering the door of his rented home in the 5800 block of Logwood Road.
99-D34 Logwood Management Corporation-Workers compensation insurance (06/04/99)
His questions raise the specter of the country's painful birth, when a small number of British logwood cutters overcame the indigenous population and imported black slaves.
NEW YORK & PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- Logwood Hotel Development Company (LHDC), a joint venture controlled by David Hartshorn, Alan Lisenby and the Gencom Group (www.
LOGWOOD RD, KNOWSLEY Traffic control with give and take.
55) However, Jamaica also had a wood industry in logwood and mahogany entred on Black River in St Elizabeth.
The dyestuffs for all colours except black were organic, the chief ones being indigo (Indigofera tinctoria) for shades of blue; lac and kermes (cochineal), both derived from insects, for the reds; while duller shades of red were achieved using logwood (Pterocarpus santalinus).
The scrub habitat is relatively homogeneous and dominated by Logwood (Haematoxylum campechianum), a dry deciduous introduced tree that ranged in height from 3 to 8 m (Strong 2000).