Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See cork cambium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The tissue of young cells that produces cork cambium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The tissue of young cells which produces cork cells.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Corkmeristem, or cork-cambium; the inner layers of cork-tissue, which possess cellular activity and give rise to cork.

Etymologies

Greek phellos, cork; see bhel-2 in Indo-European roots + -gen.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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