from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Zante fustic.
  • noun Same as satinwood, Chloroxylon Swie-tenia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A yellow dyewood; fustet; -- called also zante, and zante fustic. See fustet, and the Note under fustic.
  • noun Satinwood (Chloroxylon Swietenia).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun fustic (tree)


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  • There is a zantewood, or satinwood, but it does not take its name from this island.

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