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The wood of any of several fruit-bearing trees, such as the apple, cherry, or pear, used especially in cabinetmaking.
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(Furniture) the wood of a fruit tree, esp when used in furniture making
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any of various woods from fruit-bearing trees, used for cabinetmaking and the like.
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|Noun||1.||fruitwood - wood of various fruit trees (as apple or cherry or pear) used especially in cabinetwork|
applewood - wood of any of various apple trees of the genus Malus
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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