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Noun: boxwood  'bóks,wûd
  1. Very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks
    - Turkish boxwood
  2. An evergreen shrub or tree (genus Buxus)
    - box

Derived forms: boxwoods

Type of: bush, shrub, wood

Part of: Buxus, genus Buxus

Encyclopedia: Boxwood