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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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