Definition of Ropebark

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Dirca Palustris, Leatherwood, Moose-wood, Moosewood, Wicopy
Group relationships: Dirca, Genus Dirca
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ropebark

rope-walk
rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband
ropebands
ropebark (current term)
ropebridge
roped
ropedancer
ropedancers
ropedancing
ropedancings
ropeless
ropelike
ropeloft
ropelofts
ropemaker
ropemakers
ropemaking
ropeman

Literary usage of Ropebark

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1. The American homoeopathic pharmacœia by Joseph T. O'Connor (1883)
"ropebark. Wi- • :irly sessile leaves are alternate, oval- i. damp woods in the United States us 1 ..."

2. The American Homœopathic Pharmacopœia by Boericke & Tafel (1882)
"The leatherwood, also called moosewood, ropebark, and, in New England, u'icopy, grows in rich damp woods ... Common Names, Leatherwood. Moosewood. ropebark. ..."

3. The New General and Mining Telegraph Code by Charles Algernon Moreing, Thomas Neal (1907)
"In the present uncertain state of affairs :t7.165 ropebark . Uncertain how long it may last 27.166 ..."

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