Turkish boxwood


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Noun1.Turkish boxwood - very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box)Turkish boxwood - very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks
boxwood, box - evergreen shrubs or small trees
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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Dogwood is ideal for use in shuttles, but it was not a popular choice for the job until supplies of Turkish boxwood were diminished when that wood became a popular choice for roller skates.

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