Word of the Day: April 4, 2017

Phellem

Definition: (noun) Outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells.
Synonyms: Cork
Usage: Joe carefully harvested the phellem from the tree, excited at the prospect of using the buoyant material to make his very own toy boat.

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