lightwood

[ lahyt-wood, -ood ]
/ ˈlaɪtˌwʊd, -ʊd /

noun Southern U.S.

Also called fatwood. kindling.
resinous pine wood used for kindling.

Origin of lightwood

First recorded in 1675–85; light1 + wood1
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