Definition of fruitwood in English:

fruitwood

Line breaks: fruit|wood
Pronunciation: /ˈfruːtwʊd
 
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noun

[mass noun, often with negative]
The wood of a fruit tree, especially when used in furniture: a fruitwood dressing table
More example sentences
  • Although screw clamps usually were made with tightly grained hardwood such as beech, fruitwood, white oak, etc. the threads can break easily with too much pressure.
  • The dining room's French fruitwood table, dating from the 1860s, plays off the patina of the original plank floors.
  • Even though there is no longer a necessity to lock up tea, decorative fruitwood tea caddies command high prices and are very much sought after.

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