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hard·wood / ˈhärdˌwoŏd/ • n. 1. the wood from a broad-leaved tree (such as oak, ash, or beech) as distinguished from that of conifers. ∎  a tree producing such wood. 2. (in gardening) mature growth on shrubs and other plants from which cuttings may be taken.

hardwood

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hardwood The wood of angiosperm trees. The designation is arbitrary and some hardwoods are softer than most softwoods; e.g., balsa wood (from Ochroma species) is a hardwood.

hardwood

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hardwood See wood.

hardwood

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hardwood The wood of angiospermous trees.

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