HyperDic: heartwood

English > 1 sense of the word heartwood:
NOUNplantheartwood, duramenthe older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant
heartwood > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'rtwuh.d
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > heartwood: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood.
Synonymduramen
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance oftreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Spanishduramen
Catalanduramen

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