(), n. [Akin to Dan. & Sw. bark, Icel. brkr, LG. & HG. borke.] 1. The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind.
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2. Specifically, Peruvian bark.
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Bark bed. See Bark stove (below). -- Bark pit, a pit filled with bark and water, in which hides are steeped in tanning. -- Bark stove (Hort.), a glazed structure for keeping tropical plants, having a bed of tanner's bark (called a bark bed) or other fermentable matter which produces a moist heat.
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