noun Date: 1652 1. the close-grained heavy hard tough wood of the box (genus Buxus); also a wood of similar properties 2. a tree producing boxwood

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  • boxwood — /boks wood /, n. 1. the hard, fine grained, compact wood of the box shrub or tree, used for wood engravers blocks, musical instruments, etc. 2. the tree or shrub itself. Cf. box3. [1645 55; BOX3 + WOOD1] * * * ▪ wood  hard, heavy, fine grained… …   Universalium

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  • boxwood — box|wood [ baks,wud ] noun count or uncount a tree with small shiny leaves that is often grown for decoration, or the wood of this tree …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • boxwood — n. type of shrub or tree; wood of the box shrub or tree …   English contemporary dictionary

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