The definition of timber is building material or wood fit for building.(noun)
An example of timber is redwood logs.
See timber in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE, akin to Ger zimmer, room (< OHG zimbar, wooden structure) < IE base *dem-, *dema-, to join together, build > L domus, house
See timber in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English, building, trees for building; see dem- in Indo-European roots.
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