driftwood

[ drift-wood ]
/ ˈdrɪftˌwʊd /

noun

wood floating on a body of water or cast ashore by it.
such wood adapted for use in interior decoration.

adjective

of, relating to, or made of driftwood: a driftwood lamp.

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Origin of driftwood

First recorded in 1605–15; drift + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for driftwood

driftwood
/ (ˈdrɪftˌwʊd) /

noun

wood floating on or washed ashore by the sea or other body of water
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