Cork"wood` (kork"wud`), 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.

 

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