(redirected from broad-leaf tree)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to broad-leaf tree: Deciduous tree
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to hardwood

the wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers)

Related Words

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
No matter that this will involve destruction of a beautiful green area and the destruction of several mature broad-leaf trees not to mention the adverse effect on the residents living beside the bus lane.
In addition to ozone pollution reducing the strength of trees to hold carbon in the northern temperate mid-latitudes by reducing tree growth, the research also indicates that broad-leaf trees, such as poplars, are more sensitive to ozone pollution than conifers, such as pines, and that root growth is suppressed more than aboveground growth.
Tree Appeal helps responsible organisations to reduce their environmental footprint by planting native British broad-leaf trees. This'll help you become carbon neutral.
Broad-leaf trees tend to do more damage than evergreens because of the water they require.
This wood comes from evergreen trees, while it's counterpart, hardwood, such as oak, maple and birch, comes from deciduous, broad-leaf trees (we'll discuss hardwood in the September issue).