HyperDic: woody

English > 3 senses of the word woody:
ADJECTIVEallwoodymade of or containing or resembling wood
allwoody, arboraceous, arboreous, woodsyabounding in trees
allwoodymade hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls
woody > pronunciation
Soundswuh'diy
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English > woody: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmade of or containing or resembling wood.
Examples
  • "woody plants"
  • "perennial herbs with woody stems"
  • "a woody taste"
Narrowerashenmade of wood of the ash tree
beechenConsisting of or made of wood of the beech tree
birch, birchen, birkenConsisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
cedarnConsisting of or made of cedar
ligneousConsisting of or containing lignin or xylem
oakenConsisting of or made of wood of the oak tree
suffrutescentOf a plant
woodenmade or consisting of (entirely / entirely or in part) or employing wood
Oppositenonwoodynot woody
Spanishleñoso
Catalanllenyós
Nounswoodthe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
English > woody: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningabounding in trees.
Example "a woody area near the highway"
Synonymsarboraceous, arboreous, woodsy
BroaderwoodedCovered with growing trees and bushes etc
Spanisharbolado, arbóreo
Nounswoodinessthe quality of abounding in trees
English > woody: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmade hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls.
BroaderhardResisting weight or pressure
Spanishleñoso, lignificado

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