[hahrt-woo d] /ˈhɑrtˌwʊd/
the hard central of the trunk of an exogenous tree; duramen.
the central core of dark hard wood in tree trunks, consisting of nonfunctioning xylem tissue that has become blocked with resins, tannins, and oils Compare sapwood
The older, nonliving central wood of a tree or woody plant, usually darker and harder than the younger sapwood. Unlike the sapwood, it no longer conducts water, and its main function is the support of the tree.
[hahrt-wurm] /ˈhɑrtˌwɜrm/ noun 1. a parasitic nematode, Dirofilaria immitis, transmitted by mosquito and invading the and pulmonary arteries of dogs, wolves, and foxes throughout its range in tropical, subtropical and, more recently, temperate regions around the world. 2. the disease caused by infection with heartworm. /ˈhɑːtˌwɜːm/ noun 1. a parasitic nematode worm, Dirofilaria immitis, that […]
adjective causing great sadness; heartbreaking Word Origin heart + wrench ‘violent twisting’
[hahr-tee] /ˈhɑr ti/ adjective, heartier, heartiest. 1. warm-hearted; affectionate; cordial; jovial: a hearty welcome. 2. genuine; sincere; heartfelt: hearty approval; hearty dislike. 3. completely devoted; wholehearted: hearty support. 4. exuberant; unrestrained: hearty laughter. 5. violent; forceful: a hearty push; a hearty kick. 6. physically vigorous; strong and well: hale and hearty. 7. substantial; abundant; nourishing: […]
Heb. hamor, (Gen. 12:16), the general designation of the donkey used for carrying burdens (Gen. 42:26) and for ploughing (Isa. 30:24). It is described in Gen. 49:14, 2 Sam. 19:26. (See ASS.)