cork oak

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noun


Nearby words

  1. corium,
  2. corixid,
  3. corizza,
  4. cork,
  5. cork cambium,
  6. cork tree,
  7. cork-tipped,
  8. corkage,
  9. corkboard,
  10. corked

Origin of cork oak

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for cork oak

cork oak

noun

an evergreen Mediterranean oak tree, Quercus suber, with a porous outer bark from which cork is obtainedAlso called: cork tree
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