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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. snakewood, Rauwolfia serpentina(noun)

    East Indian climbing shrub with twisted limbs and roots resembling serpents

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. snakewood(Noun)

    Brosimum guianense, an Amazonian tree having hard, speckled wood that resembles snakeskin; used in musical instruments

  2. snakewood(Noun)

    Acacia xiphophylla, an Australian tree with curving, snake-like limbs

  3. snakewood(Noun)

    Any of various North American shrubs of the genus Colubrina, often specifically Colubrina texensis

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Snakewood(noun)

    an East Indian climbing plant (Strychnos colubrina) having a bitter taste, and supposed to be a remedy for the bite of the hooded serpent

  2. Snakewood(noun)

    an East Indian climbing shrub (Ophioxylon serpentinum) which has the roots and stems twisted so as to resemble serpents

  3. Snakewood(noun)

    same as Trumpetwood

  4. Snakewood(noun)

    a tropical American shrub (Plumieria rubra) which has very fragrant red blossoms

  5. Snakewood(noun)

    same as Letterwood


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