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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 við r, 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 woþ s “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 oð r “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a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head;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