Definitions for "Softwoods"
Keywords:  spruce, fir, cedar, conifer, pine
A term describing trees belonging to the order Confierales, usually evergreen, cone bearing, and with needles or scale like leaves such as pines, spruces, firs, and cedars (cf. Hardwoods).
cone-bearing trees with needle or scale-like leaves such as Douglas-fir, western red cedar and ponderosa pine.
Woods from a conifer or gymnosperm (cone bearing tree with needle-like leaves) such as Pine, Spruce and fir.