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[flat-woo dz]
noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. a woodland in a low-lying region having little drainage.
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Origin of flatwoods

1835–45, Americanism; flat1 + woods “forest”
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for flatwoods

Historical Examples of flatwoods

  • Then the struggle begins, for the razorback loves its life, despised pig of the Florida flatwoods though it is.

    Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, January 1899


  • I 'members a white fambly named Sims what lived in Flatwoods.