cork tree definition

  • noun:
    • See cork pine.
    • Any of various deciduous trees regarding the genus Phellodendron indigenous to eastern Asia and cultivated as an ornamental, particularly P. amurense, having profoundly furrowed, dense, corky bark.
    • the species of pine (Quercus Suber of Southern European countries) whose bark furnishes the cork of commerce.
    • The Quercus Suber, the external bark of which may be the substance cork. Also referred to as cork-oak.
    • In Australia: Hakea lorea, a tree of family members Proteace√¶, providing powerful, durable wood: so named in allusion to its durable bark.
    • identical to bat's-wing coral-tree.
    • prickly Australian coral tree having smooth spongy timber
    • deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and good looking ingredient makes turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark
    • See cork pine.
    • some of numerous deciduous trees associated with the genus Phellodendron indigenous to east Asia and cultivated as an ornamental, especially P. amurense, having deeply furrowed, dense, corky bark.
    • the species of oak (Quercus Suber of Southern European countries) whoever bark furnishes the cork of business.
    • The Quercus Suber, the exterior bark of which is the material cork. Also called cork-oak.
    • In Australian Continent: Hakea lorea, a tree of family Proteace√¶, giving powerful, durable wood: so named in allusion to its tough bark.
    • identical to bat's-wing coral-tree.
    • prickly Australian coral-tree having soft spongy timber
    • deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome ingredient leaves turning yellow in autumn and profoundly fissured corky bark

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