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lacewood

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪswʊd
 
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Definition of lacewood in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The timber of the plane tree.
Example sentences
  • The distinguishing feature of lacewood is the prominent ray flecks.
  • The lacewood has a very nice shimmer to it, and almost glows if you get it at the right angle.
  • That technique should bring out the curl but not obscure the beautiful rays of the lacewood.

Words that rhyme with lacewood

bentwoodHailwood

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