Manonthestreet vs Ringbark - What's the difference?

manonthestreet | ringbark |


As a verb ringbark is

to remove the bark from a tree in a ring all the way around its trunk, normally killing the tree (because nutrients are carried through the phloem, the layers immediately under the bark, which layers are damaged by the process).

manonthestreet

Not English

Manonthestreet has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'manonthestreet':

monometallist

ringbark

English

Alternative forms

* ring-bark

Verb

(en verb)
  • To remove the bark from a tree in a ring all the way around its trunk, normally killing the tree (because nutrients are carried through the phloem, the layers immediately under the bark, which layers are damaged by the process).
  • Usage notes

    Ring-bark seems about twice as common as ringbark (without hyphen) in books. Girdling is much more common in the US.