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n. (taxlink Metopium toxiferum species noshow=1), a species of tree found in the American neotropics known for producing the irritant urushiol.

Usage examples of "poisonwood".

The poisonwood had chosen her, and in some way she felt that the staff was a part of her.

He took her staff of black poisonwood, which he had been carrying in his free hand, and threw it to her.

She stood close to the mouth of chamber, her black staff of poisonwood in hand.