1 [mass noun] Light-coloured wood, especially when made up into furniture and ready for staining, varnishing, or painting: [as modifier]: a whitewood cabinet
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- The tuning coil frame was built using American whitewood, and fixed with wooden bolts.
- There were other calls about whitewood and Japanese cycads with scale
- With its 10 whitewood pews and four film projectors, the church serves as a 3-D museum and theater.
2chiefly North American Any of a number of trees which yield pale timber, in particular:
- Imagine about a fifty metre span of wire inexpertly strung, sneaking through those coolibahs, wilgas and whitewoods.
- Apart from grape vines for shading pergolas and some lawn areas, river red gums, melaleucas, whitewoods and native grasses, such as native lemon grass and kangaroo grass, were the obvious choices, in keeping with the riverside site.
- The major populations of whitewoods can be found within the Diana's Peak National Park growing along side the dogwoods, black cabbages trees and tree fern thicket.
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