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softwood

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noun soft·wood \ˈsȯft-ˌwu̇d\

Simple Definition of softwood

  • : the wood of a tree (such as a pine tree) that is soft and easy to cut

  • : a tree that produces softwood

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of softwood

  1. 1 :  the wood of a coniferous tree (as a fir or pine) whether hard or soft as distinguished from that of an angiospermous tree

  2. 2 :  a tree that yields softwood

Examples of softwood in a sentence

  1. pines, firs, and other softwoods



1809

First Known Use of softwood

1809


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softwood

adjective soft·wood

Definition of softwood

  1. :  having or made of softwood




SOFTWOOD Defined for Kids

softwood

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noun soft·wood \ˈsȯft-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of softwood for Students

  1. :  the wood of a tree (as a pine or spruce) that has needles as distinguished from the wood of a tree (as a maple) with broad leaves




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