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Definition of Hardwood

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solid hard wood from a variety of trees (i.e. oak, mahogany, cherry, etc.)
Hardwood Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wood Floor Terms
Generally, one of the botanical groups of deciduous trees that have broad leaves in contrast to the conifers or softwoods. The term has no reference to the actual hardness of the wood.
Hardwood Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
US Zip Codes
State: MICHIGAN
City: HARDWOOD
Hardwood Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Hardwood is wood from angiosperm trees (more strictly speaking non-monocot angiosperm trees). It may also be used for those trees themselves: these are usually broad-leaved; in temperate and boreal latitudes they are mostly deciduous, but in tropics and subtropics mostly evergreen.

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Hardwood Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers)
(hypernym) wood

Adjective
1. made of the hard-to-cut wood of a broad-leaved tree, as e.g. oak; "hardwood floors"
(antonym) softwood