alburnum

[al-bur-nuh m]
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noun Botany.


Nearby words

  1. albuminoid degeneration,
  2. albuminous,
  3. albuminuria,
  4. albumose,
  5. albuquerque,
  6. albury-wodonga,
  7. albuterol,
  8. albéniz,
  9. albéniz, isaac,
  10. alc.

Origin of alburnum

1655–65; < Latin, equivalent to alb(us) white + -urnum neuter noun suffix

Related formsal·bur·nous, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for alburnum

alburnum

noun

a former name for sapwood

Word Origin for alburnum

C17: from Latin: sapwood, from albus white

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