woody
I. adjective (woodier; -est) Date: 12th century 1. abounding or overgrown with woods 2. a. of or containing wood or wood fibers ; ligneous <
woody tissues
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b. having woody parts ; rich in xylem and associated structures <
woody plants
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3. characteristic of or suggestive of wood <
wine with a woody flavor
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woodiness noun II. noun or woodie (plural woodies) Etymology: alteration of 3wood Date: 1961 a wood-paneled station wagon

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