Definition of boxwood
1 : the close-grained heavy hard tough wood of the box (genus Buxus); also : a wood of similar properties
2 : a tree producing boxwood
Examples of boxwood in a sentence
We planted a few boxwoods.
First Known Use of boxwood
BOXWOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boxwood for English Language Learners
: an evergreen bush or small tree that has small dark leaves and that is used especially to make hedges or boundaries in gardens
: the tough, hard wood of the boxwood
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