ironwood

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noun iron·wood \-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of ironwood

  1. 1 :  any of numerous trees and shrubs (as a hornbeam or hop hornbeam) with exceptionally tough or hard wood

  2. 2 :  the wood of an ironwood

1657

First Known Use of ironwood

1657


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