pinewood

noun

pine·​wood ˈpīn-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce pinewood (audio)
1
: the wood of the pine tree
2
: a wood of pines
often used in plural but singular or plural in construction

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Each dresser and changer are made of New Zealand pinewood and available in five different colors. Jamie Spain, Good Housekeeping, 13 Sep. 2022 Named after his pinewood composition, Pinocchio (voiced by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) becomes sentient when the Blue Fairy (the vocally gifted Cynthia Erivo) responds to Geppetto’s heartfelt calling. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep. 2022 At 6,000 square feet, the mansion features classic furnishings and pinewood flooring. Hunter Boyce, ajc, 17 Aug. 2022 The hut’s five pinewood rooms are simple and unfussy, and its restaurant offers traditional South Tyrolean fare to overnight guests and visiting hikers alike. Gina Rich, Washington Post, 11 Aug. 2022 The eatery is made of brick, concrete and burnt pinewood that was charred according to the principles of shou sugi ban, an 18th-century Japanese weatherproofing technique. Michaela Trimble, Vogue, 7 June 2022 Working under the Anglicized moniker FreelingWaters, the pair sourced 18th- and 19th-century pinewood cabinets from antiques dealers and adorned them with striking geometric forms in a vibrant, hallucinatory palette. New York Times, 2 June 2022 Halfway between them was a shack made of pinewood and tar paper, where foremen presided by day and watchmen by night, protecting bricks, lumber, reinforcing rods, nails, wood screws, and double-point staples from thieves who would come to take them. John Mcphee, The New Yorker, 31 Jan. 2022 Crew member Don Cowley painted the pinewood, which once hung above the venue’s beer garden and patio. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Jan. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of pinewood was in 1601

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“Pinewood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinewood. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

pinewood

noun

pine·​wood ˈpīn-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce pinewood (audio)
1
: the wood of a pine tree
2
: a wood or growth of pines
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