from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A deciduous shrub or small tree (Leitneria floridana) native to wet regions of the southeast United States and having soft lightweight wood.
- n. See balsa.
- n. Any of certain Australian shrubs or small trees of the genus Duboisia having leaves used for the commercial extraction of belladonna alkaloids.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small shrub of the south-eastern United States.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The wood of the cork oak.
- n. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood
- n. In the United States, the tree Leitneria floridana, a very small deciduous dioecious tree or shrub of damp habitats in the southeastern US having extremely light wood; -- called also the corkwood tree.
- n. In the West Indies: (1) Either of the cotton trees Ochroma lagopus and Pariti tiliaceum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of several West Indian trees with light or porous wood, as the Anona palustris, Ochroma Lagopus, Paritium tiliaceum, and Pisonia obtusata.
- n. In Australia, any one of several trees having very light or soft and easily worked wood, or the wood itself.
- n. See whau.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. very small deciduous dioecious tree or shrub of damp habitats in southeastern United States having extremely light wood
cork + wood (Wiktionary)