summerwood

noun
sum·​mer·​wood | \ ˈsə-mər-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce summerwood (audio) \

Definition of summerwood

: the harder less porous portion of an annual ring of wood that develops late in the growing season — compare springwood

First Known Use of summerwood

1874, in the meaning defined above

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