1. [ noun ] yellow-colored wood of any of various yellowwood trees
Related terms: wood
2. [ noun ] (botany) small handsome round-headed deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye
Synonyms: gopherwood Cladrastis_lutea Cladrastis_kentukea Kentucky_yellowwood
Related terms: angiospermous_yellowwood Cladrastis
3. [ noun ] (botany) any of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract
Synonyms: yellowwood_tree
Related terms: tree angiospermous_yellowwood gymnospermous_yellowwood
Similar spelling:   yellowed