scaly bark

noun

1
a
or scaly-bark hickory : shagbark hickory
b
: any of several rough-barked Australian eucalypts
especially : a rather small tree (Eucalyptus squamiata) with dark scaly bark, lanceolate leaves, and coarse reddish wood used chiefly for fuel
2
: either of two abnormal conditions characterized by roughened scaly bark:
a
b

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“Scaly bark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scaly%20bark. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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