Entry from British & World English dictionary
The main woody stem of a tree, from which its branches grow.
- 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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