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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It is a land of silver-green olive groves, gnarled cork trees, trim vineyards, wildflower meadows, Roman ruins, and Medieval-walled towns where centuries-old castles aren't a possibility, but an inevitability.
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.
Since a cork tree can live for 200 years, you can harvest a lot of cork over its lifetime.
Another tree on the same development that appeared to be suffering was Millingtonia hortensis, the Indian cork tree or tree jasmine.
You may never have given wine bottle corks a second thought but in Chapter Three: Goals and Services Nadkarni draws readers in to their importance by first recalling the love of a childhood book The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf which featured a cork tree and then giving a brief history of cork as a product.
While the other bulls were showing who was best, Ferdinand did as he had always done and sat in the shade of the cork tree.
Wentz co-founded Fall Out Boy in 2001, and the band has built a loyal following with albums like 2005 s popular "From Under the Cork Tree.
Only at the sixth attempt did he move the ball from the base of a cork tree and he walked off the green with a 10.
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.
The normal method is to strip the original bark from a cork tree at age 20 or later, then to return every nine years and strip the new layer that has grown back.
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.
The bark of the cork tree grows continually and benefits from being harvested every 10 years, after which it regrows.
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.