Definition of Tree trunk

1. Noun. The main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber.

Exact synonyms: Bole, Trunk
Group relationships: Tree
Generic synonyms: Stalk, Stem
Terms within: Bark

Definition of Tree trunk

1. Noun. the main structural member of a tree ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Trunk

tree sloth
tree sparrow
tree squirrel
tree stand
tree stands
tree stump
tree surgeon
tree surgery
tree swallow
tree swift
tree toad
tree tobacco
tree tomato
tree traversal
tree traversals
tree trunk (current term)
tree trunks
tree wallaby

Literary usage of Tree trunk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1897)
"Silicified Tree=trunk at Lindenwold, NJ Length, 26 feet. Diameter at the base, 7 feet 6 inches; diameter 12 feet higher, 5 feet. The record of a well-boring ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1888)
"... you should not pull or break off the young shoots, which will grow thick all along the tree trunk from the paper to the top of the young tree, ..."

3. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Thus, bellowing loud before the fearful fray, Some huge bull proves the fury of his horns, Pushing against a tree-trunk; his swift thrusts Would tear the ..."

4. A Thousand Days in the Arctic by Frederick George Jackson (1899)
"... FOSSIL TREE-TRUNK "IN SITU " act. A man who helps himself to them without legitimate reason may be guilty of nothing short of murder. ..."

5. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"WILLIAM FORREST, Leschenault, Western Australia (1875). tree trunk. Erm. the trunk of a tree in ... tree trunk—continued. Erm. the trunk of a tree in bend ..."

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