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ninebark

[nahyn-bahrk] /ˈnaɪnˌbɑrk/
noun
1.
any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Physocarpus, of the rose family, having bark that separates into thin layers.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism; nine + bark2
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Examples for ninebark
  • The under-story species usually growing among these trees are ninebark, snowberry, and kinnikinnick.

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