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Meaning of woody by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Proper noun


    1. A male given name, from a nickname for Woodrow .

Explanation of woody by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls

    2. abounding in trees

    3. a woody area near the highway
    4. made of or containing or resembling wood

    5. woody plants
      perennial herbs with woody stems
      a woody taste

    Definition of woody by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Woody a.
      1. Abounding with wood or woods; as, “woody land”. “The woody wilderness.” Bryant.

      Secret shades

      Of woody Ida's inmost grove. Milton.

      2. Consisting of, or containing, wood or woody fiber; ligneous; as, “the woody parts of plants”.

      3. Of or pertaining to woods; sylvan. [R.] “Woody nymphs, fair Hamadryades.” Spenser.

      Woody fiber. ( Bot. ) Fiber or tissue consisting of slender, membranous tubes tapering at each end. A single wood cell. See under Wood. Goodale. -- Woody nightshade. ( Bot. ). See Bittersweet, 3 -- Woody pear ( Bot. ), the inedible, woody, pear-shaped fruit of several Australian proteaceous trees of the genus Xylomelum; -- called also wooden pear.