A shrub or tree that yields light porous timber, in particular.
- ● a small American tree that produces timber used for fishing floats (Leitneria floridana, family Leitneriaceae). ● a similar tree native to New Zealand (Entelea arborescens, family Tiliaceae).
More example sentences
- The real problems are the corkwoods and the ironwoods.
- Two of my favourite indigenous trees for bonsai are the white stinkwood and the red stemmed corkwood or paperbark.
- At 30 points it is just 5 points bigger than the smallest champions on the Register - the northern bayberry and corkwood.
Definition of corkwood in:
- The British & World English dictionary