harewood

[ hair-wood ]
/ ˈhɛərˌwʊd /

noun

the greenish-gray wood of the sycamore maple, used for making furniture.

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Origin of harewood

1655–65; variant of obsolete airewood, equivalent to obsolete aire harewood (<dialectal German Ähre ≪ Vulgar Latin *acre,Latin acer maple) + wood1
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