Timber that is left as small logs, not sawn into planks or chopped for fuel, typically taken from near the tops of trees and used for furniture.
More example sentences
- The timber, called roundwood, is from the upper part of trees which is pulped to make paper or turned into chipboard.
- Internal trade does not fall under their responsibilities, but only a portion of tropical roundwood enters international markets.
- ‘The mill in Grand-Mere still requires 4-foot roundwood,’ he explains.
Definition of roundwood in:
- The British & World English dictionary