1. sapwood

noun. 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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Sentences with sapwood

1. Noun, singular or mass
Its sapwood may be white to pale yellow while its heartwood ranges from light yellow to light orange that turns to a golden brown when exposed to air and light.

2. Adjective
The restaurant and tavern features walnut sapwood tables and hand-hewn chestnut walls; three meals a day are served, with breakfast included in the rate.