Definitions for tanbarkˈtænˌbɑrk

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  1. the bark of the oak, hemlock, etc., bruised and broken by a mill and used esp. in tanning hides.

  2. a surface covered with pieces of tanbark, esp. a circus ring.

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  1. tanbark(noun)

    bark rich in tannin; bruised and cut in pieces to use for tanning; spent tanbark used as a ground covering


  1. tanbark(Noun)

    The bark of the oak (or other trees) used as a source of tannin

  2. tanbark(Noun)

    The spent bark used as a ground covering


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