fuelwood

noun
fuel·​wood | \ ˈfyü(-ə)l-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce fuelwood (audio) \

Definition of fuelwood

: wood grown or used for fuel

Examples of fuelwood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For ceremonial and traditional use, there's also a ceremonial fuelwood permit. The Republic | azcentral.com, "To stay warm this winter, Hopi and Navajo families are forced to look beyond coal," 20 Feb. 2020 The six forests combined have more than 8,900 active permits for fuelwood gathering that include personal and commercial use. Washington Post, "Tree-cutting ban in Southwest forests hurts heating needs," 26 Sep. 2019 The six forests combined have more than 8,900 active permits for fuelwood gathering that include personal and commercial use. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Tree-cutting ban in Southwest forests hurts heating needs," 26 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of fuelwood

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Fuelwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuelwood. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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