The wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers); also items made from such wood; as, decorative hardwood.
Made of the hard-to-cut wood of a broad-leaved tree, as e.g. oak; consisting of a hardwood; as, hardwood floors; -- of wood and wooden objects.
Lehtipuu Lövträd Wood from trees of the angiosperm class, usually with broad leaves and deciduous in temperate zones. Hardwood fibres are short in relation to softwood fibres. Angiosperms, e.g. Birch and eucalyptus.