noun Date: 1885 a wood (as of aspen, hemlock, pine, or spruce) used in making pulp for paper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pulpwood — /ˈpʌlpwʊd/ (say pulpwood) noun any wood suitable for pulping, as in the making of paper …   Australian English dictionary

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  • pulpwood — /pulp wood /, n. spruce or other soft wood suitable for making paper. [1885 90; PULP + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • pulpwood — pulp|wood [ pʌlp,wud ] noun uncount wood that has been crushed and is used for making paper …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pulpwood — n. any variety of soft wood suitable for use in the paper industry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pulpwood — noun (U) crushed wood that is used to make paper …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pulpwood — pulp•wood [[t]ˈpʌlpˌwʊd[/t]] n. pri spruce or other soft wood suitable for making paper • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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