shellbark

[ shel-bahrk ]
/ ˈʃɛlˌbɑrk /

noun

the shagbark tree.

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Origin of shellbark

First recorded in 1750–60; shell + bark2
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British Dictionary definitions for shellbark

shellbark
/ (ˈʃɛlˌbɑːk) /

noun

another name for shagbark

Word Origin for shellbark

C19: so called from the texture of its bark
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