1. [ noun ] light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
Synonyms: true_tulipwood whitewood white_poplar tulipwood
Related terms: wood tulip_tree
2. [ noun ] (botany) tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work
Synonyms: tulip_tree Liriodendron_tulipifera canary_whitewood tulip_poplar
Related terms: angiospermous_tree Liriodendron tulipwood
Similar spelling:   yellow_fever