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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A structural material made of layers of wood glued together, usually with the grains of adjoining layers at right angles to each other.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Construction material supplied in sheets, and made of three or more layers of wood veneer glued together, laid up with alternating layers having their grain perpendicular to each other.
  • n. A specific grade or type of this construction material.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a laminate made of thin layers of wood

Etymologies

ply1 + wood1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
ply ("sheet") + wood (Wiktionary)

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