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1. boxwood

noun. ['ˈbɑːkˌswʊd'] evergreen shrubs or small trees.

Synonyms

  • box
  • shrub
  • Buxus sempervirens
  • European box
  • common box
  • Turkish boxwood
  • bush
  • genus Buxus

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • superior

Etymology

  • box (English)
  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wood (English)
  • wudu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Boxwood

  • foxwood

Sentences with boxwood


1. Noun, singular or mass
Water the soil in the boxwood pot once per week with 1 inch of water each time.

2. Verb, base form
looks similar to boxwood and several cultivars can stand in boxwood's place.

3. Adjective
Several things can damage boxwood roots, including soil nematodes and fungal diseases.

2. boxwood

noun. ['ˈbɑːkˌswʊd'] very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks.

Synonyms

  • box
  • wood

Etymology

  • box (English)
  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wood (English)
  • wudu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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