Origin of alburnum
Examples from the Web for alburnum
Historical Examples of alburnum
This consists in cutting a ring round the tree with axes through the bark and sapwood, or alburnum, into the brown wood beneath.Australia The Dairy Country
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A new layer of wood, or rather of alburnum, is added annually to the tree in every part just under the bark.
Alburnum, al-burn′um, n. in trees, the white and soft parts of wood between the inner bark and the heart-wood.
The mixture of bark and alburnum was next placed upon a smooth stone, and mashed into a fibre of a yellowish colour.The Forest Exiles
It permits the passage of sap and is known as sapwood (Alburnum).The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties
Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow
- a former name for sapwood