Definition of cork tree in English:

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cork tree

(also corktree)

noun

1 another term for cork oak.
2An Asian citrus tree with a corky bark.
  • Genus Phellodendron, family Rutaceae: several species, including P. sachalinense, often cultivated as on ornamental.
Example sentences
  • Bark extracts from the amur cork tree (phellodendron amurense) are strongly anti-bacterial and contain an ingredient known as the ‘injection of three yellow herbs’, which is used for upper respiratory tract infections.

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Syllabification: cork tree

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