cork-tree

cork tree

noun
1.
the cork oak, Quercus suber, of the beech family.
2.
any of several Asian citrus trees of the genus Phellodendron, having a corky bark.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English

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cork tree

noun
1. deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark 
2. prickly Australian coral tree having soft spongy wood 
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