ironwood

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Etymology[edit]

iron +‎ wood, because of its toughness.

Noun[edit]

ironwood (countable and uncountable, plural ironwoods)

  1. (countable) Any of a number of tree species known for having a particularly solid wood.
  2. (uncountable) The wood of any ironwood tree.

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