whitewood

[ hwahyt-woo d, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌwʊd, ˈwaɪt- /
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noun

any of numerous trees, as the tulip tree or the linden, yielding a white or light-colored wood.
the wood of these trees.
a cottonwood of the genus Populus.

Nearby words

  1. whitewall,
  2. whitewash,
  3. whitewater,
  4. whitewater rafting,
  5. whitewing,
  6. whitey,
  7. whitgift,
  8. whither,
  9. whither thou goest, i will go,
  10. whithersoever

Origin of whitewood

First recorded in 1655–65; white + wood1

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British Dictionary definitions for whitewood

whitewood

/ (ˈwaɪtˌwʊd) /

noun

any of various trees with light-coloured wood, such as the tulip tree, basswood, and cottonwood
the wood of any of these trees
Also: whiteywood another name for mahoe
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