from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The bark of various trees used as a source of tannin.
- n. Shredded bark from which the tannin has been extracted, used to cover circus arenas, racetracks, and other surfaces.
- n. See tan oak.
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- n. The bark of the oak (or other trees) used as a source of tannin
- n. The spent bark used as a ground covering
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bark rich in tannin; bruised and cut in pieces to use for tanning; spent tanbark used as a ground covering
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