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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The middle bark of a tree; the green layer of bark, usually soon covered by the outer or corky layer, and obliterated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The middle bark of a tree; the green layer of bark, usually soon covered by the outer or corky layer, and obliterated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In bat., the middle or green layer of bark.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek μέσος (mesos, "middle") + φλόος (phloos, "bark"). (Wiktionary)

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