ring-porous

adjective
ring-po·​rous | \ ˈriŋ-ˌpȯr-əs How to pronounce ring-porous (audio) \

Definition of ring-porous

: having vessels more numerous and usually larger in cross section in the springwood with a resulting more or less distinct line between the springwood and the last season's wood — compare diffuse-porous

First Known Use of ring-porous

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Ring-porous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring-porous. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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