|Noun||1.||softwood - wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)|
|Adj.||1.||softwood - made of the easy-to-cut wood of a coniferous tree, as e.g. pine; "softwood lumber"|
hardwood - made of the hard-to-cut wood of a broad-leaved tree, as e.g. oak; "hardwood floors"