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wood (n.)

古英语 wudu ,更早的 widu "树,树木的统称,森林,树林;树木的物质,"来自于原日耳曼语 *widu- (来源也是古北欧语 viðr ,丹麦语和瑞典语 ved "树,木头",古高德语 witu "木头"),来自于PIE *widhu- "树,木头"(来源也是威尔士语 gwydd "树木",盖尔语 fiodh- "木头,木材",古爱尔兰语 fid "树,木头")。 Out of the woods "安全"来自于1792年。

wood (adj.)

"猛烈地疯狂"(现已过时),来自古英语 wod "疯狂、狂热",来自原日耳曼语 *woda- (也是哥特语 woþs "附身、疯狂"、古高德语 wuot "疯狂、疯癫"、德语 wut "愤怒、暴怒"的来源),来自PIE *wet- (1)"吹奏;激励、精神上的唤醒;"来自拉丁语 vates "先知、诗人"、古爱尔兰语 faith "诗人";"具有精神兴奋的共同因素"[巴克]。比较古英语 woþ "声音、旋律、歌曲",古北欧语 oðr "诗歌",以及神名 Odin

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Definitions of wood from WordNet
1
wood (n.)
the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees;
wood (n.)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area;
Synonyms: forest / woods
wood (n.)
any wind instrument other than the brass instruments;
Synonyms: woodwind / woodwind instrument
wood (n.)
a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head;
metal woods are now standard
2
Wood (n.)
United States film actress (1938-1981);
Synonyms: Natalie Wood
Wood (n.)
English conductor (1869-1944);
Synonyms: Sir Henry Wood / Sir Henry Joseph Wood
Wood (n.)
English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887);
Synonyms: Mrs. Henry Wood / Ellen Price Wood
Wood (n.)
United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942);
Synonyms: Grant Wood
From wordnet.princeton.edu