Definition of lacebark in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪsbɑːk/


Any of a number of trees or shrubs which possess a lacy bark or inner bark, in particular:
  • An evergreen Caribbean shrub with a lacy inner bark that is used ornamentally (Lagetta lagetto, family Thymelaeaceae). A small ornamental New Zealand tree (genus Hoheria, family Malvaceae).
Example sentences
  • The confusion of these two species has led to lacebark elm being condemned as an inferior tree.
  • Disney World has used lacebark elm extensively in their landscape and it does very well.
  • Fairgoers interested in purchasing one of the lacebarks can visit the Preservation Tree sales booth on East Park Plaza.
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