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
Rounding a bend past a corkwood copse, I had to swerve to avoid an extinct Holden smack in the middle of the track.
Everything bore a peculiar hue of green, from the groves of myrtle, pimento and corkwood to the grassy plots, the natural fields of oats and even to the moss-covered rocks of the spinelike mountains.
Another road, little better than a bridle - path, runs northward to Ximena and through the corkwood forests of that plain towards the mountain ranges that rise between Ronda and the sea.
A few quandongs, or native peach trees, exist amongst these gullies; also a tree that I only know by the name of the corkwood tree.
He is obstructed from a mercerized degree online psychology and he grivet for hauling to haiti his corkwood if inattentively else.
The researchers recommend scopolamine, which is extracted from the corkwood tree, as the first-line antispasmodic treatment for IBS.
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"'I had come out of a dense growth of corkwood to look on a big body of water hemmed in by the mountains, when I saw some way from the shore a small island.
( "Sesbania grandiflora," Baron Mueller says, "North-Western Australia; to the verge of the tropics; Indian Archipelago; called in Australia the corkwood tree; valuable for various utilitarian purposes.