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English noun: wood

1. wood (substance) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees


Broader (hypernym)plant material, plant substance


Narrower (hyponym)alder, ash, balsa, balsa wood, bamboo, basswood, beech, beechwood, beefwood, bentwood, birch, black locust, blackwood, boxwood, brazilwood, briarwood, brier-wood, brierwood, brushwood, burl, cabinet wood, cedar, cedarwood, cherry, chestnut, citronwood, citronwood, cocoswood, cocuswood, cypress, deal, dogwood, driftwood, duramen, dyewood, ebony, elm, elmwood, eucalyptus, fir, fruitwood, granadilla wood, granadilla wood, guaiac, guaiac wood, guaiacum, guaiacum wood, gum, gumwood, hardwood, hazel, heartwood, hemlock, hickory, incense wood, ironwood, kauri, kingwood, knot, lacewood, lancewood, larch, lemonwood, lignum vitae, linden, locust, log, logwood, mahogany, maple, matchwood, matchwood, oak, obeche, olive, orangewood, Panama redwood, pecan, pine, poon, poplar, pyinma, quira, raw wood, red lauan, red sandalwood, redwood, rosewood, ruby wood, sabicu, sabicu wood, sandalwood, sandarac, sapwood, satinwood, sawdust, shittimwood, silver quandong, softwood, splinters, spruce, sumac, sycamore, teak, teakwood, true tulipwood, tulipwood, tulipwood, tupelo, Turkish boxwood, walnut, white poplar, whitewood, wicker, yellow poplar, yellowwood, yew, zebrawood


Substance holonymlignin


Substance meronymbeam, chopping block, lumber, spindle, timber

2. wood (group) the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area


Synonymsforest, woods


Broader (hypernym)botany, flora, vegetation


Narrower (hyponym)bosk, grove, jungle, old growth, rain forest, rainforest, second growth, virgin forest


Member holonymtree, underbrush, undergrowth, underwood

3. Wood (person) United States film actress (1938-1981)


SynonymsNatalie Wood


Instance hypernymactress

4. Wood (person) English conductor (1869-1944)


SynonymsSir Henry Joseph Wood, Sir Henry Wood


Instance hypernymconductor, director, music director

5. Wood (person) English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887)


SynonymsEllen Price Wood, Mrs. Henry Wood


Instance hypernymauthor, writer

6. Wood (person) United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)


SynonymsGrant Wood


Instance hypernympainter

7. wood (artifact) any wind instrument other than the brass instruments


Synonymswoodwind, woodwind instrument


Broader (hypernym)wind, wind instrument


Narrower (hyponym)beating-reed instrument, flute, reed, reed instrument, transverse flute


Part holonymfinger hole, thumbhole

8. wood (artifact) a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head


SamplesMetal woods are now standard.


Broader (hypernym)club, golf club, golf-club


Narrower (hyponym)brassie, driver, metal wood, number one wood, spoon









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