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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dog·wood /ˈdɔgˌwʊd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dog·wood /ˈdɔˌgwʊd/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dog·wood n.  Bot. The Cornus, a genus of large shrubs or small trees, the wood of which is exceedingly hard, and serviceable for many purposes.
 Note:There are several species, one of which, Cornus mascula, called also cornelian cherry, bears a red acid berry. Cornus florida is the flowering dogwood, a small American tree with very showy blossoms.
 Dogwood tree. (a) The dogwood or Cornus. (b) A papilionaceous tree (Piscidia erythrina) growing in Jamaica. It has narcotic properties; -- called also Jamaica dogwood.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy
           bracts resembling flowers [syn: dogwood tree, cornel]
      2: hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resemble