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duramen definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood [syn: heartwood, duramen]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. = HEARTWOOD. Etymology: L f. durare harden

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Duramen Du*ra"men, n. [L., hardness, a hardened, i. e., ligneous, vine branch, fr. durare to harden. See Dure.] (Bot.) The heartwood of an exogenous tree.




 


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