Meaning of wood-wool

wood-wool

Pronunciation: (wood'wool"), [key]
— n.
  1. fine wood shavings, usually of pine, or chemically treated wood fibers: used for surgical dressings, as an insulating material, as a binder in plaster, for packing breakable objects, etc.
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