dif·​fuse-po·​rous di-ˌfyüs-ˈpȯr-əs How to pronounce diffuse-porous (audio)
: having vessels more or less evenly distributed throughout an annual ring and not varying greatly in size compare ring-porous

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diffuse-porous was in 1895

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“Diffuse-porous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diffuse-porous. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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