Definition of heartwood
: the older harder nonliving central wood of trees that is usually darker, denser, less permeable, and more durable than the surrounding sapwood
First Known Use of heartwood
Rhymes with heartwood
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HEARTWOOD Defined for Kids
Definition of heartwood for Students
: the usually dark wood in the center of a tree
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "heartwood"
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