Woody

Wood"y

(?), a. 1. Abounding with wood or woods; as, woody land. "The woody wilderness." Bryant.
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Secret shades
Of woody Ida's inmost grove.
Milton.
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2. Consisting of, or containing, wood or woody fiber; ligneous; as, the woody parts of plants.
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3. Of or pertaining to woods; sylvan. [R.] "Woody nymphs, fair Hamadryades." Spenser.
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Woody fiber. (Bot.) (a) Fiber or tissue consisting of slender, membranous tubes tapering at each end. (b) A single wood cell. See under Wood. Goodale. -- Woody nightshade. (Bot.). See Bittersweet, 3 (a). -- Woody pear (Bot.), the inedible, woody, pear-shaped fruit of several Australian proteaceous trees of the genus Xylomelum; -- called also wooden pear.
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