Definition of tree trunk in English:

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tree trunk

noun

The main woody stem of a tree, from which its branches grow.
Example sentences
  • She managed to wriggle partially into the fork between the stubby branch and the tree trunk.
  • The way they see it, a tree trunk is not just a tree trunk, but also a bronchial tube.
  • Some kinds of mushroom which grow out of the side of a tree trunk have almost no stalk.

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