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butcher block

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noun
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.
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Origin of butcher block

First recorded in 1835–45

OTHER WORDS FROM butcher block

butcher-block, adjective
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