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

Examples of cherrywood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Have one of your grandma’s recipes etched into a sturdy cherrywood board that’s attractive enough to stand on its own as decor but also makes a practical base for a cheese and charcuterie board with character. Lizzy Briskin, Peoplemag, 3 May 2024 Bathrooms have cherrywood vanities with marble counters, a Duravit washlet toilet, and an oversized shower with three water jets and a panoramic window overlooking the tree canopy. Devorah Lev-Tov, Travel + Leisure, 22 Jan. 2024 Not just an angled spatula-spoon hybrid but an angled spatula-spoon hybrid made of cherrywood that glows like sunlit honey ($14), made by West Virginia’s Allegheny Treenware—and, charmingly, available in versions for both right- and left-handed cooks. Helen Rosner, The New Yorker, 21 Nov. 2021 The exquisite lobby—the hotel’s focal point—has also be lightly refreshed but retains its always-gleaming, black-and-white chessboard floor of black granite and gold travertine; handsome cherrywood paneling; and a collection of characterful portraiture (a signature throughout the hotel). Nicole Trilivas, Forbes, 9 Sep. 2021 Around the lobby, vitrines and wall hangings feature works from the permanent collection — including an exquisite (and functional) cherrywood bench by celebrated woodworker George Nakashima — thereby functioning as a free public art space. Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2022 Two strips of cherrywood smoked bacon (about $0.75 a piece at $10.99 per pound from Market of Choice). Bon Appétit Contributor, Bon Appétit, 27 Jan. 2023 Think glossy cherrywood paneling in the carriages, velvet furnishings and Art Deco decor. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 28 Dec. 2022 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

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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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“Cherrywood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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