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English definition of “woody”

woody

adjective uk   /ˈwʊd.i/ us  

woody adjective (MATERIAL)

like wood, for example in taste or smellSmells and smellingFlavours and tastes describes plants with hard stems: The garden was overgrown with woody plants such as hawthorn and bramble.Types of plant

woody adjective (GROUP OF TREES)

having many trees: They lived in a remote cottage set high on a woody hillside.Forestry
(Definition of woody from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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