Definition of "hardwood" []

  • The wood of a dicotyledonous tree. (noun)
  • A dicotyledonous tree. (noun)
  • The wood of any of numerous broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees, such as oak, beech, ash, etc, as distinguished from the wood of a conifer (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any tree from which this wood is obtained (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "hardwood" in a sentence
  • "Figured walnut now costs a king's ransom, laminated hardwood is a practical and affordable choice for my sporterweights, and a synthetic stock is a stable choice for varmint and target rifles."
  • "Floors Available in hardwood, granite and other luxe materials."
  • "I would be hunting in hardwood forest with some greens and cut corn fields."