Meaning of boxwood

box•wood

Pronunciation: (boks'wood"), [key]
— n.
  1. the hard, fine-grained, compact wood of the box shrub or tree, used for wood-engravers' blocks, musical instruments, etc.
  2. the tree or shrub itself. Cf. box.
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