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alburnum

[al-bur-nuh m] /ælˈbɜr nəm/
noun, Botany
1.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin, equivalent to alb(us) white + -urnum neuter noun suffix
Related forms
alburnous, adjective
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alburnum

/ælˈbɜːnəm/
noun
1.
a former name for sapwood
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: sapwood, from albus white
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