Meaning of “balsa wood” in the English Dictionary


"balsa wood" in English

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balsa woodnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbɒl.sə ˌwʊd/ us /ˈbɑːl.sə ˌwʊd/

Examples from literature

  • These are rafts made of light balsa wood, so buoyant as to be used in coasting voyages. 

(Definition of “balsa wood” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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