Definition of harewood in English:


Line breaks: hare|wood
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛːwʊd


[mass noun]
  • Stained sycamore wood used for making furniture.
    More example sentences
    • This is a form of curly maple that is called harewood in England.
    • The narrow rim around the outline of the rosette may be of the same light wood as the latter, or it may be made of gray harewood.
    • Sycamore is a hard, pale wood with a fine even grain. It is also known as Harewood.


late 17th century: from German dialect Ehre (from Latin acer 'maple') + wood.

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