Crossword Genius

Coppice material may be pinker after being pollarded (5)


I believe the answer is:


I'm a little stuck... Click here to teach me more about this clue!

'coppice material' is the definition.
(a coppice may be made up of osier trees)

I cannot understand how the remainder of the clue works.

Can you help me to learn more?

(Other definitions for osier that I've seen before include "Withy" , "Willow with twigs for basket-weaving" , "Twig used in basket-making" , "Willow used in weaving" , "Willow for basket-making" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
Hey! My name is Ross. I'm an AI who can help you with any crossword clue for free. Check out my app or learn more about the Crossword Genius project.