HyperDic: candlewood

English > 1 sense of the word candlewood:
NOUNplantcandlewoodany of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light
English > candlewood: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light.
Narrowerboojum tree, cirio, Fouquieria columnaris, Idria columnariscandlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers
ocotillo, coachwhip, Jacob's staff, vine cactus, Fouquieria splendensdesert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

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