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sneezewood, noun

Forms:
sneesewood, sneeswoodShow more Also sneesewood, sneeswood, sneize wood.
Origin:
South African DutchShow more Translation of South African Dutch nieshout, see nieshout; see also quotation 1853.
The exceptionally hard and durable timber of the tree Ptaeroxylon obliquum of the Ptaeroxylaceae; this tree; nieshout. Also attributive.
1823 J. Ayliff Journal. 18We found a good supply of dry sneesewood.
1990 Weekend Post 11 Aug. (Leisure) 4Africa’s contribution lies in its ferns and indigenous woods, among them yellowwood..sneezewood and wild lemon.
The exceptionally hard and durable timber of the tree Ptaeroxylon obliquum of the Ptaeroxylaceae; this tree; nieshout. Also attributive.

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