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lightwood

[ lahyt-wood, -ood ]
/ ˈlaɪtˌwʊd, -ʊd /
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noun Southern U.S.
Also called fatwood. kindling.
resinous pine wood used for kindling.
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Origin of lightwood

First recorded in 1675–85; light1 + wood1
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