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Panama redwood (wood)


the hard heavy red wood of a quira tree


plant noun (plants and fungi)


Panama redwoods

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

wood [technology]

the principal strengthening and nutrient-conducting tissue of trees and other plants and one of the most abundant and versatile natural materials. ... (21 of 1051 words, 23 images)


Collins Dictionary:

wood | Wood | from the wood [sense-specific] | have the wood on [sense-specific] | out of the wood [sense-specific] | see the wood for the trees [sense-specific] | Sir Henry Wood [sense-specific] | Sir Henry Joseph Wood [sense-specific] | John Wood [sense-specific] | ...

the hard fibrous substance consisting of xylem tissue that occurs beneath ... | the trunks of trees that have been cut and prepared for use as a ... (26 of 758 words, 24 definitions, 13 usage examples, pronunciations)


Oxford Dictionary:

wood | woods | the forest [North American] | knock on [North American] | the wood [North American] | be unable to see the wood for the trees | out of the wood | touch wood | bowl [1 of the noun, sense-specific]

the hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub, used for fuel or timber | ("the wood") : wooden ... (28 of 300 words, 9 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

wood | Wood | Grant Wood [sense-specific] | Wood, Grant [sense-specific] | Wood, Leonard [sense-specific] | Leonard Wood [sense-specific] | have the wood on [sense-specific] | out of the woods [sense-specific] | wood block [definition 1, sense-specific] | ...

the hard, fibrous substance composing most of the stem and branches of a tree or shrub, and lying beneath the bark; the xylem. | the trunks or main ... (27 of 285 words, 20 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)



wood | woods [plural] | wooded [past tense] | wooding [present participle] | xyl- | xylo- | wode [sense-specific] | timber [synonym, sense-specific] | wooden [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

[uncountable] The substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree. Used as a material for construction, to manufacture various items, etc. or as fuel. | [countable] The wood of a particular species of tree. | [countable] A ... (41 of 269 words, 14 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciations)



wood [entry 1, adjective, archaic]

violently mad (2 of 35 words, pronunciation)


wood [entry 2, noun] | out of the woods | woods [plural] | woodland [synonym, sense-specific] | lumber [synonym, sense-specific] | timber [synonym, sense-specific] | beam [similar, sense-specific] | brace [similar, sense-specific] | pile [similar, sense-specific] | ...

"wood" or "woods": a dense growth of trees usually greater in extent than a ... | the hard fibrous substance consisting basically of xylem that makes ... (25 of 248 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

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wood [entry 3, adjective] | woods [sense-specific] | wooden [synonym, sense-specific]

"wooden" | suitable for cutting or working with wood | "wood" or "woods": living, growing, or existing in woods (17 of 38 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

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wood [entry 4, verb]

to gather or take on wood | to cover with a growth of trees or plant with trees (17 of 32 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

wood | hardwood

botanically, the xylem tissue that forms the bulk of the stem of a woody plant. Xylem conducts sap upward from the roots to the leaves, stores food in ... (28 of 232 words)


American Heritage Dictionary:

wood | wooded [past tense] | wooding [present participle] | woods [3rd-person singular present] | Wood | Grant Wood | Leonard Wood

The secondary xylem of trees and shrubs, lying beneath the bark and consisting largely of cellulose and lignin. | This tissue, often cut and dried ... (24 of 229 words, 15 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)


New World Dictionary:

wood | Wood | ligni- | xylo- | xyl-

a thick growth of trees; forest or grove | the hard, fibrous substance beneath the bark in the stems and branches of trees and shrubs; xylem | trees ... (26 of 207 words, 16 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

wood | woods [plural] | someone can't see the wood for the trees | not be out of the woods yet

[uncountable] the substance that forms the main part of a tree and is used ... | "wood" or "woods": [countable] a small forest | "someone can't see ... (25 of 166 words, 4 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

wood [entry 1]

a hard substance which forms the branches and trunks of trees and which can be used as a building material, for making things, or as a fuel | a type ... (29 of 109 words, 2 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/wood 1

wood [entry 2] | woods

[plural]) an area of land covered with a thick growth of trees (12 of 37 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/wood 2

wood [entry 3]

made of wood (3 of 41 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/wood 3

Encarta Dictionary:

wood | woods [plural] | wooded [past tense] | wooding [present participle]

a hard fibrous substance that chiefly composes trees and bushes and is found beneath their bark | wood from trees, cut and dried for use as a fuel or ... (28 of 509 words, 10 definitions, pronunciation)

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