cherrywood

noun

cher·​ry·​wood ˈcher-ē-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce cherrywood (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But while an applewood or cherrywood may pair well, say, with an apple dessert, a mesquite—among the stronger smoking woods—may overpower the dish completely. Hannah Selinger, Outside Online, 3 Nov. 2022 The physical maintenance of a towering church built with Roxbury puddingstone and furnished with dark cherrywood is one concern. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 20 May 2022 Built in 2005, the mansion has box-beam ceilings, marble and hardwood floors, and white enamel and cherrywood cabinets. oregonlive, 22 Mar. 2022 Roger says this is because Boarhog’s uses cherrywood to smoke their meat. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 25 Oct. 2021 And at the center of the arrangement, a casket of polished cherrywood. Seija Rankin, EW.com, 14 Oct. 2021 Sorted by type, the viable trunks were sent to a local mill for processing: The ash floors in the model home were laid from that haul, as were the cherrywood ceilings and even the soft maple wood backsplash in the kitchen. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 9 Oct. 2021 Custom finishes include black Jatoba-Brazilian cherrywood flooring and marble and wood details on the walls. Robyn A. Friedman, sun-sentinel.com, 7 Oct. 2021 The contemporary condo, built in the 1973 Portland Plaza, has high ceilings, cherrywood floors, a kitchen with granite counters, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,319 square feet of living space. oregonlive, 20 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cherrywood was in 1821

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Cite this Entry

“Cherrywood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cherrywood. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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