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