1. the wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers)

Definition categories: substance, wood

Sentences with hardwood as a noun:

- Balsa is a hardwood, but a soft hardwood.

- Ash, hickory and oak are some of the most prominent domestic hardwoods.

- This hardwood has been planted extensively throughout the hills here.

- You should have used hardwood for this window sill instead of this junk.