woody

Definitions of woody
  1. adjective
    made of or containing or resembling wood
    woody plants”
    “perennial herbs with woody stems”
    “a woody taste”
    Synonyms:
    ashen
    made of wood of the ash tree
    beechen
    consisting of or made of wood of the beech tree
    birch, birchen, birken
    consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
    cedarn
    consisting of or made of cedar
    ligneous
    consisting of or containing lignin or xylem
    oaken
    consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree
    suffrutescent
    of a plant; having a woody base that does not die down each year
    wooden
    made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
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    Antonyms:
    nonwoody
    not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood
    herbaceous
    characteristic of a nonwoody herb or plant part
    pulpy, squashy
    like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
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  2. adjective
    abounding in trees
    “a woody area near the highway”
    synonyms: arboraceous, arboreous, woodsy
    wooded
    covered with growing trees and bushes etc
  3. adjective
    made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls
    Synonyms:
    hard
    resisting weight or pressure
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