Synonyms for bitterwood |

Synonyms and antonyms for bitterwood

1. bitterwood (n.)

medium to large tree of tropical North and South America having odd-pinnate leaves and long panicles of small pale yellow flowers followed by scarlet fruits


2. bitterwood (n.)

West Indian tree yielding the drug Jamaica quassia


3. bitterwood (n.)

handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark