/ (kəˈnuːˌwʊd) /
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another name for the tulip tree
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for canoewood
"Some large enough to carry twenty or thirty persons" (Hough), whence name canoewood.The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties|Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow
It is still best known by the name canoewood in some regions.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson