paper bark

paperbark

[pey-per-bahrk]
noun

Origin:
1835–45; paper + bark2

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paperbark (ˈpeɪpəˌbɑːk)
 
n
1.  any of several Australian myrtaceous trees of the genus Melaleuca, esp M. quinquenervia, of swampy regions, having spear-shaped leaves and papery bark that can be peeled off in thin layers
2.  the papery bark of any of these trees

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