Bloodwood



any of several Australian trees of the genus Eucalyptus, as E. gummifera or E. ptychocarpa, having rough, scaly bark.
an African tree, Pterocarpus angolensis, having reddish wood.
the wood of any of these trees.
Historical Examples

Journal of Landsborough’s Expedition from Carpentaria William Landsborough
The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
Journals of Australian Explorations A C and F T Gregory
Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
Journal of Landsborough’s Expedition from Carpentaria William Landsborough
Journal of Landsborough’s Expedition from Carpentaria William Landsborough
Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia Ludwig Leichhardt
Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie

noun
any of several species of Australian eucalyptus that exude a red sap

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