Definition of applewood in English:

applewood

noun

  • The timber of the apple tree, used in carpentry and to smoke food.

    • ‘Jackie said: ‘David uses traditional methods and hand tools to make the furniture which is mainly in English oak, though he does work with elm, applewood and others.’’
    • ‘Some of the more exotic, smoked flavors, including hickory and applewood, are express-smoked under pressure in a controlled-combustion smoke chamber.’
    • ‘It has a brass plate, a boxed fence, and appears to be applewood.’
    • ‘Up in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, balls, often roughly hewn and traditionally of applewood, are used to topple skittles that are club shaped.’
    • ‘There are 34 full-color photographs of beautiful gages made of ebony, rosewood, boxwood, mahogany, cherry, applewood, whalebone, ivory etc.’

Pronunciation

applewood

/ˈapəlˌwo͝od/