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boxwood (n.)

also box-wood, "wood of the box-tree," fine and hard-grained, used for handles, etc., 1650s, from box (n.3) + wood (n.).

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Definitions of boxwood from WordNet

boxwood (n.)
very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks;
Synonyms: Turkish boxwood
boxwood (n.)
evergreen shrubs or small trees;
Synonyms: box
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