woody


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Woody \Wood"y\, a.
   1. Abounding with wood or woods; as, woody land. "The woody
      wilderness." --Bryant.
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            Secret shades
            Of woody Ida's inmost grove.          --Milton.
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   2. Consisting of, or containing, wood or woody fiber;
      ligneous; as, the woody parts of plants.
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   3. Of or pertaining to woods; sylvan. [R.] "Woody nymphs,
      fair Hamadryades." --Spenser.
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   Woody fiber. (Bot.)
      (a) Fiber or tissue consisting of slender, membranous
          tubes tapering at each end.
      (b) A single wood cell. See under Wood. --Goodale.

   Woody nightshade. (Bot.). See Bittersweet, 3
      (a) .

   Woody pear (Bot.), the inedible, woody, pear-shaped fruit
      of several Australian proteaceous trees of the genus
      Xylomelum; -- called also wooden pear.
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