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corkwood


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corkwood  \Cork"wood`\  (k[^o]rk"w[oo^]d`),  n. 
  1.  The  wood  of  the  cork  oak.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  Any  one  of  several  trees  or  shrubs  having  light  or  corky 
  wood;  esp.: 
  a  In  the  United  States,  the  tree  {Leitneria  floridana}. 
  b  In  the  West  Indies:  (1)  Either  of  the  cotton  trees 
  {Ochroma  lagopus}  and  {Pariti  tiliaceum}.  (2)  The  tree 
  producing  the  aligator  apple.  (3)  The  blolly. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Porkwood  \Pork"wood`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  coarse-grained  brownish  yellow  wood  of  a  small  tree 
  ({Pisonia  obtusata})  of  Florida  and  the  West  Indies.  Also 
  called  {pigeon  wood},  {beefwood},  and  {corkwood}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corkwood 
  n  :  very  small  deciduous  dioecious  tree  or  shrub  of  damp 
  habitats  in  southeastern  United  States  having  extremely 
  light  wood  [syn:  {corkwood  tree},  {Leitneria  floridana}] 




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