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ALBURNUM (sapwood)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 517 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALBURNUM (sapwood), the outermost and youngest part of the wood of a tree, through which the sap rises. It is distinguished from the harder inner and older wood, the duramen or heart-wood.
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