[ground-woo d]

noun Papermaking.

wood that has been ground for making into pulp.

Origin of groundwood

First recorded in 1915–20; ground2 + wood1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for groundwood

Historical Examples of groundwood

  • It's your set purpose to make good in the groundwood industry.

  • "Canada's groundwood for the Canadian, inside the Empire," he shot at him.

  • It was my dream to break the Skandinavian ring governing the groundwood trade of this country.

  • This notion was no less than to drive the Skandinavians out of the groundwood trade of this country.

  • I'm going to jump right into the groundwood pulp business when the time comes.