a slab of wood resembling that used for a butcher's chopping block, formed by bonding or gluing together thick laminated strips of unpainted wood, usually maple or oak, in alternating light and dark shades to produce a striped pattern.
a material, as vinyl, made to resemble butcher block in color and pattern.
BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of butcher block
First recorded in 1835–45
OTHER WORDS FROM butcher blockbutcher-block, adjective
Words nearby butcher block
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020