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paperbark

[pey-per-bahrk] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbɑrk/
noun
1.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; paper + bark2
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  • Seeds of paperbark tree are dispersed by wind and water.
  • paperbark maple is a beautiful small tree that is well-known for its winter hardiness and outstanding fall color.
  • For fall color in small places, consider paperbark maple for its brilliant, shiny scarlet leaves.
  • Determine the distribution and abundance of the paperbark tree and identify its impact on coastal wetlands.
British Dictionary definitions for paperbark

paperbark

/ˈpeɪpəˌbɑːk/
noun
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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