Definitions for "Softwood"
Keywords:  coniferous, spruce, pine, conifer, fir
Wood cut from coniferous trees which belong to the botanical group Gymnospermae.
Wood obtained from evergreen, cone-bearing species of trees, such as pines, spruces and hemlocks. This imparts the strength properties to the paper.
timbers from trees such as pines and cypresses; in Australia most softwood comes from pine plantations ( see hardwood)
Keywords:  unripened, woody, shoots, young, plants
Young, soft, unripened shoots of woody plants.