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pulpwood

[puhlp-woo d] /ˈpʌlpˌwʊd/
noun
1.
spruce or other soft wood suitable for making paper.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; pulp + wood1
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  • pulpwood grapples are usually bunching type grapples.
  • pulpwood weights are often converted to cords using industry standards.
British Dictionary definitions for pulpwood

pulpwood

/ˈpʌlpˌwʊd/
noun
1.
pine, spruce, or any other soft wood used to make paper
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