paperbark

play
noun pa·per·bark \ˈpā-pər-ˌbärk\

Definition of paperbark

  1. :  any of several chiefly Australian trees (genus Melaleuca) of the myrtle family having papery bark; especially :  cajeput

1841

First Known Use of paperbark

1841


Medical Dictionary

paperbark

play
noun pa·per·bark \ˈpā-pər-ˌbärk\

Medical Definition of paperbark

Learn More about paperbark


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up paperbark? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to bile

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!