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whitewood

[hwahyt-woo d, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌwʊd, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
any of numerous trees, as the tulip tree or the linden, yielding a white or light-colored wood.
2.
the wood of these trees.
3.
a cottonwood of the genus Populus.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; white + wood1
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whitewood

/ˈwaɪtˌwʊd/
noun
1.
any of various trees with light-coloured wood, such as the tulip tree, basswood, and cottonwood
2.
the wood of any of these trees
3.
Also whiteywood another name for mahoe
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