Boxwood meaning

bŏks'wo͝od'
The hard, closegrained wood of the box shrub or tree.
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The box shrub or tree.
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(countable, uncountable) The box tree, Buxus sempervirens.
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(uncountable) The hard, close-grained wood of this tree, used in delicate woodwork and in making inlays.
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(countable, uncountable) Any tree of genus Buxus.
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Origin of boxwood

  • box +‎ wood. box from Latin buxus (“box-tree, object made of boxwood”), from Ancient Greek πύξος (puxos, “box tree, boxwood”)
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