bloodwood, noun

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See quotation 1971.
kiaat.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 70Bloodwood, The Transvaal name of Pterocarpus angolensis.
1971 Baraitser & Obholzer Cape Country Furn. 279Kiaat is a medium sized tree...The wood has a light brown colour and because it exudes, when cut, dark red juice, it is also known as blood wood.
1990 M. Oettle in Weekend Post 29 Dec. (Leisure) 7Pterocarpus angolensis, kiaat or bloodwood.
kiaat.
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