1. [ noun ] (botany) 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
Synonyms: logwood_tree bloodwood_tree Haematoxylum_campechianum logwood
Related terms: blackwood Haematoxylum logwood
Similar spelling:   campeche