AskDefine | Define boxwood

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1 very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box especially the common box; used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks [syn: Turkish boxwood]
2 evergreen shrubs or small trees [syn: box]

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  1. The box tree, Buxus sempervivens
  2. The hard, close-grained wood of this tree, used in delicate woodwork and in making inlays

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Boxwood may refer to:
boxwood in Indonesian: Boxwood
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