HyperDic: boxwood

English > 2 senses of the word boxwood:
NOUNplantboxwood, Turkish boxwoodvery hard tough / tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box)
plantboxwood, boxevergreen shrubs or small trees
boxwood > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'kswuh.d
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > boxwood: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningVery hard tough / tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks.
SynonymTurkish boxwood
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofbox, boxwoodevergreen shrubs or small trees
Spanishboj, madera de boje, madera de boj
Catalanfusta de boix
English > boxwood: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningevergreen shrubs or small trees.
Synonymbox
Member ofBuxus, genus Buxustype genus of the Buxaceae
Narrowercommon box, European box, Buxus sempervirenslarge slow-growing evergreen shrub or small tree with multiple stems
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Substancesboxwood, Turkish boxwoodVery hard tough / tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box)
Spanishboj
Catalanboix

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