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LOGWOOD [2 records]

Record 1 2000-12-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Types of Wood
DEF

The very hard brown or brownish red heartwood of logwood.

OBS

logwood : Haematoxylon campechianum.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sortes de bois
DEF

[...] bois d'Hoematoxylon campechianum. (Famille des césalpiniacées.)

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tipos de madera
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Record 2 1999-02-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Dyes and Pigments (Industries)
DEF

a dye prepared from ... [the] heartwood [of the tree called logwood] as a water extract or as a solid extract obtained by evaporation or as crystals and used in dyeing various materials (as mordanted silk or wool or cotton or as leather or fur or hair) black.

OBS

Logwood: a tree (Haematoxylon campechianum) of Central America and the West Indies.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Teintures et pigments (Industries)
DEF

Extrait du bois de campêche servant de matière colorante.

CONT

L'extrait de campêche du commerce est une masse noire ressemblant à de la poix. Le campêche donne, avec les mordants d'alumine, des couleurs d'un gris-violet; avec les mordants de fer concentré, un noir intense.

Spanish

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