Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Phellodendron native to eastern Asia and cultivated as ornamentals, especially P. amurense, having deeply furrowed, thick, corky bark.
Cork-tree Sentence Examples
trees, and even new genera, such as the cork-tree (Phellodendron amurense, walnut (Juglans manchurica), acacia (Maackia amurensis), the graceful climber Maximowiczia amurensis, the Japanese Trochostigma and many others - all unknown to Siberia proper - are met with.
The inner bark of the cork-tree is a valuable tanning material.
Eastern Cork Tree (Phellodendron) - Hardy summer-leafing trees about 50 feet high, from China and Japan, spreading in habit, and with large leaves cut into many leaflets.
Only the bark from a cork tree is harvested, leaving the tree completely intact.
Island did exercise that option, and in 2005, Fall Out Boy released their first major album, From Under the Cork Tree.