Meaning of woodblock

wood•block

Pronunciation: (wood'blok"), [key]
— n.
  1. a block of wood engraved in relief, for printing from; woodcut.
  2. a print or impression from such a block.
  3. a hollow block of hard wood struck with a wooden stick or mallet and used in the percussion section of an orchestra.
—adj.
  1. made from a woodblock: woodblock prints.
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