Wood"y(?), a. 1. Abounding with wood or woods; as, woody land. "The woody wilderness." Bryant.
Of woody Ida's inmost grove.
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."
(Bot.) (a) Fiber or tissue consisting of slender, membranous tubes tapering at each end. (b) A single wood cell. See under Wood.
(Bot.). See Bittersweet, 3 (a). --
(Bot.), the inedible, woody, pear-shaped fruit of several Australian proteaceous trees of the genus Xylomelum; -- called also
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