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wood-wool

[woo d-woo l] /ˈwʊdˌwʊl/
noun
1.
fine wood shavings, usually of pine, or chemically treated wood fibers: used for surgical dressings, as an insulating material, as a binder in plaster, for packing breakable objects, etc.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60
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  • Nesting material such as tissues, hay or wood-wool enables rodents to perform nest-building behavior.

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