Blood"wood(), n. (Bot.) A tree having the wood or the sap of the color of blood.
Norfolk Island bloodwood is a euphorbiaceous tree (Baloghia lucida), from which the sap is collected for use as a plant. Various other trees have the name, chiefly on account of the color of the wood, as Gordonia Hmatoxylon of Jamaica, and several species of Australian Eucalyptus; also the true logwood ( Hmatoxylon campechianum).
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