cork oak definition

  • noun:
    • A Mediterranean evergreen oak tree (Quercus suber) having thick bark that is occasionally stripped, yielding commercial cork. Also referred to as cork tree.
    • A type of evergreen oak-tree, Quercus suber, native to southeast European countries and northwest Africa.
    • medium sized evergreen oak of southern European countries and north Africa having thick corky bark which sporadically removed to produce commercial cork
    • A Mediterranean evergreen oak tree (Quercus suber) having dense bark this is certainly periodically removed, producing commercial cork. Also known as cork tree.
    • a kind of evergreen oak-tree, Quercus suber, indigenous to southeast European countries and northwest Africa.
    • medium sized evergreen oak of southern Europe and northern Africa having thick corky bark that's occasionally stripped to produce commercial cork
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