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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Newly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant.

Usage examples (34)
  • The heartwood is a red or pinkish color, the sapwood, which is considerable, is a creamy white.
  • What flows through the "sapwood" is chiefly water brought from the soil.
  • Heartwood dark brown, sapwood light brown or white.
  • Heartwood dull red color, thin sapwood nearly white. for more
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