Corkwood meaning

kôrkwo͝od
Any of various trees having soft lightweight wood, especially:
  • A deciduous shrub or small tree (Leitneria floridana) native to wet regions of the southeast United States.
  • Any of certain Australian shrubs or small trees of the genus Duboisia having leaves used for the commercial extraction of belladonna alkaloids.
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The wood of any of these trees.
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Any of several trees whose wood is very light.
  • The only species (Leitneria floridana) of a family (Leitneriaceae, order Leitneriales) of dicotyledonous shrubs or small trees found in swampy regions of the SE U.S.
  • The balsa.
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The wood of any of these trees.
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A small shrub of the south-eastern United States.
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Origin of corkwood