cork tree

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Synonyms for cork tree

deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark

prickly Australian coral tree having soft spongy wood

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Pratap Kumar was already exploring the cork tree extract's promise in treating prostate cancer when his team found that deadly pancreatic cancers share some similar development pathways with prostate tumors.
Thus songs such as singalong anthem Hum Hallelujah from third album Infinity on High and Sugar, We're Goin Down from second album From Under the Cork Tree were greeted with as much zeal as I Don't Care from fourth album Folie a Deux and Young Volcanoes from Save Rock and Roll.
In the end Ferdinand was sent back home to sit under the cork tree and smell the flowers.
Only at the sixth attempt did he move the ball from the base of a cork tree and he eventually walked off the green with the other ten of the day.
A self-released demo was followed by several indie CDs until their Grammy-nominated major-label debut, "From Under the Cork Tree," hit big in 2005.
The raw material comes from the bark of the cork tree, which is found mainly in Portugal, Spain, and North Africa.
Other bishops, priests, men and women Religious, were going up a steep mountain, at the top of which there was a big Cross of rough-hewn trunks as of a cork tree with the bark; before reaching there the Holy Father passed through a big city half in ruins and, half trembling with halting step, afflicted with pain and sorrow, he prayed for the souls of the corpses he met on his way; having reached the top of the mountain, on his knees at the foot of the big Cross he was killed by a group of soldiers who fired bullets and arrows at him, and in the same way there died one after another the other bishops, priests, men and women religious, and various lay people of different ranks and positions.
Instead of conventional signposts you spot turnings by landmarks such as a ruined windmill, the lightning-struck stump of a cork tree or the street lined with cannon balls.
Instead of conventional signposts you spot turnings by landmarks such as a ruined windmill, the lightningstruck stump of a cork tree or the street lined with cannon balls.
For the follow-up to the breakthrough "From Under the Cork Tree," the hard-working suburban Chicago foursome (who memorably rocked the recent KROQ Acoustic Christmas show) is sharper than ever, bringing tight, bright, hook-filled songs that boost the pulse rate like a double espresso.
With the huge success of their second studio album, From Under the Cork Tree, Fall Out Boy have stormed the American charts and seen their popularity translate into obscenely healthy sales worldwide, thanks to the singles Sugar We're Goin' Down and Dance Dance.
It takes 60 years for each cork tree to grow and the crop can only be harvested every nine years.
The 26-year-old went home straight afterwards to Montijo, where white-washed walls flake under the sun's heat and the cork tree dotted ground is dry and parched.
But the tournament leader again faltered, dropping shots at the par-four eighth and at the par-four tenth, where his drive ended up at the base of a cork tree.
The tee shot demands pinpoint accuracy just right of centre to avoid a cork tree overhanging the green.