springwood

noun
spring·wood | \ ˈspriŋ-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of springwood 

: the softer more porous portion of an annual ring of wood that develops early in the growing season — compare summerwood

First Known Use of springwood

1840, in the meaning defined above

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