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English definition of “wood”


adjective     /wʊd/
made of wood: Solid wood furniture is much more sturdy and durable than chipboard furniture . We sanded and polished the wood floor in the living room . Much of the original 18th-century wood panelling was destroyed in the fire . → See also woodenTypes of wood
(Definition of wood adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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