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tree trunk Line breaks: tree trunk

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Definition of tree trunk in English:


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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