corkwood

noun
cork·​wood | \ ˈkȯrk-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce corkwood (audio) \

Definition of corkwood

: any of several trees having light or corky wood especially : a small or shrubby tree (Leitneria floridana) of the southeastern U.S. that has extremely light soft wood

First Known Use of corkwood

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Corkwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corkwood. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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