Origin of alburnum
OTHER WORDS FROM alburnumal·bur·nous, adjective
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Alburnum, al-burn′um, n. in trees, the white and soft parts of wood between the inner bark and the heart-wood.
Old wood, with black bark and with little of the white alburnum, is preferred.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Darwin possesses the epidermis of poetry but not the cutis; the cortex without the liber, alburnum, lignum, or medulla.Anima Poet|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The tree was evidently hollow throughout its length; but perhaps some portion of the alburnum still remained intact.Godfrey Morgan|Jules Verne
It is through the alburnum that the ascending sap chiefly flows.