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Webster 1913 Edition


Whitewood

White′woodˊ

,
Noun.
The soft and easily-worked wood of the tulip tree (
Liriodendron tulipifera
). It is much used in cabinetwork, carriage building, etc.
☞ Several other kinds of light-colored wood are called whitewood in various countries, as the wood of
Bignonia leucoxylon
in the West Indies, of
Pittosporum bicolor
in Tasmania, etc.
Whitewood bark
.
See the Note under
Canella
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Whitewood

WHITEWOOD

,
Noun.
A species of timber tree growing in North America, the Liriodendron, or tulip tree. The name of certain species of Bignonia.

Definition 2021


whitewood

whitewood

English

Noun

whitewood (plural whitewoods)

  1. Any of several deciduous trees that are used for furniture, especially the tulip tree.
  2. The wood of these trees.
  3. (pinball) A prototype version of a pinball table, without the final artwork.
    • 2001, Jacqueline L. Longe, How Products are Made
      When the design seems satisfactory, the whitewood is wired to make it playable. Meanwhile the software developer has been creating the unique software to control the game.