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 Private firewood vendors are also available at FirewoodScout.org For more information, visit the DNR's fuelwood website. Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press, 28 Apr. 2021 For ceremonial and traditional use, there's also a ceremonial fuelwood permit. The Republic | azcentral.com, 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, 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, 26 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of fuelwood

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Fuelwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuelwood. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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