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diffuse-porous

[ dih-fyoos-pawr-uhs, -pohr- ]
/ dɪˌfyusˈpɔr əs, -ˈpoʊr- /
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adjective Botany.
having annual rings in which the size of pores is approximately the same in wood formed in spring and summer.
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Origin of diffuse-porous

First recorded in 1900–05
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