Synonyms for bitterwood-tree

1. bitterwood tree (n.)

any of various trees or shrubs of the family Simaroubaceae having wood and bark with a bitter taste

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2. 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

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3. bitterwood (n.)

West Indian tree yielding the drug Jamaica quassia

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4. 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

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5. tree (n.)

a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

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6. tree (n.)

a figure that branches from a single root

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7. tree (v.)

chase an animal up a tree

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8. tree (v.)

force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

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9. tree (v.)

stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree

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10. Tree (n.)

English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)

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