wood-block

woodblock

[wood-blok]
noun
1.
a block of wood engraved in relief, for printing from; woodcut.
2.
a print or impression from such a block.
3.
a hollow block of hard wood struck with a wooden stick or mallet and used in the percussion section of an orchestra.
adjective
4.
made from a woodblock: woodblock prints.

Origin:
1830–40; wood1 + block

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