alburnum

[ al-bur-nuhm ]
/ ælˈbɜr nəm /

noun Botany.

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Origin of alburnum

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

OTHER WORDS FROM alburnum

al·bur·nous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for alburnum

alburnum
/ (ælˈbɜːnəm) /

noun

a former name for sapwood

Word Origin for alburnum

C17: from Latin: sapwood, from albus white
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