Amur cork tree

noun \(ˈ)ä-¦mu̇r-, ə-ˈmu̇r-\
variants: less commonly

Amur cork

Definition of Amur cork tree

  1. :  a medium-sized tree (Phellodendron amurense) of eastern Asia that has pinnate leaves and pale, grayish brown, corky bark and is often grown as an ornamental and shade tree —called also Chinese cork tree

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Origin and Etymology of amur cork tree

from Amur river, northeastern Asia, where it grows

First Known Use: 1890

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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