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sapwood


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sapwood  \Sap"wood`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  alburnum,  or  part  of  the  wood  of  any  exogenous  tree  next 
  to  the  bark,  being  that  portion  of  the  tree  through  which  the 
  sap  flows  most  freely;  --  distinguished  from  {heartwood}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sapwood 
  n  :  newly  formed  outer  wood  lying  between  the  cambium  and  the 
  heartwood  of  a  tree  or  woody  plant;  usually  light 
  colored;  active  in  water  conduction 




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