Definition of pulpwood in English:

Share this entry

pulpwood

Pronunciation: /ˈpəlpwo͝od/

noun

Wood suitable for making into pulp for making paper.
Example sentences
  • Restoration of longleaf pine ecosystems in the Southeast involves removal of large volumes of timber suitable for pulpwood.
  • Today, top grade oak timber is increasingly hard to find, with borer-perforated trees more suitable for paper or pulpwood.
  • So the part of their business that they're growing is pulp sales - pulpwood.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pulp·wood

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.