early wood

springwood.
[1910-15]

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early wood noun (botany)
The wood formed in the first part of a growth layer during the spring, typically with larger cells and thinner cell walls than the late wood
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early wood,
the lighter part of a tree's annual ring, which develops each spring; springwood.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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