Pariti tiliaceum
Corkwood Cork"wood` (k[^o]rk"w[oo^]d`), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small deciduous dioecious tree or shrub of damp habitats in the southeastern US having extremely light wood; -- called also the {corkwood tree}. (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. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]


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  • Corkwood — Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small deciduous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corkwood tree — Corkwood Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leitneria floridana — Corkwood Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ochroma lagopus — Corkwood Cork wood (k[^o]rk w[oo^]d ), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree {Leitneria floridana}, a very small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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