gopherwood

[ goh-fer-woo d ]
/ ˈgoʊ fərˌwʊd /

noun

Origin of gopherwood

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; gopher1 + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for gopherwood

gopherwood
/ (ˈɡəʊfəˌwʊd) /

noun

US another name for yellowwood (def. 1)
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