Definition of lightwood in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlītwo͝od/


US Firewood that burns easily and with a bright flame, especially dry, resinous pine.
Example sentences
  • The third floor was a carpeted hallway of lightwood and floor lighting.
  • We might have made it from paper and string and lightwood or assembled it from plastics and hard-to-understand instructions.

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Syllabification: light·wood

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