# Tree vs Tanbark - What's the difference?

tree | tanbark |

## As nouns the difference between tree and tanbark

is that tree is a large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age) while tanbark is the bark of the oak (or other trees) used as a source of tannin.

## As a verb tree

is to chase (an animal or person) up a tree.

# tree

## English

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### Noun

(en-noun) (plural "treen" is obsolete)
• A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
• is the tallest living tree in the world.
Birds have a nest in a tree in the garden.
• Any plant that is reminiscent of the above but not classified as a tree in the strict botanical sense: for example the banana "tree".
• An object made from a tree trunk and having multiple hooks]] or storage [[platform, platforms.
• He had the choice of buying a scratching post or a cat tree .
• A device used to hold or stretch a shoe open.
• He put a shoe tree in each of his shoes.
• The structural frame of a saddle.
• (graph theory) A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with n'' vertices and ''n -1 edges.
• (computing theory) A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children.
• (graphical user interface) A display or listing of entries or elements such that there are primary and secondary entries shown, usually linked by drawn lines or by indenting to the right.
• We’ll show it as a tree list.
• Any structure or construct having branches akin to (1).
• The structure or wooden frame used in the construction of a saddle used in horse riding.
• (informal) Marijuana.
• (obsolete) A cross or gallows.
• Tyburn tree
• * Bible, Acts x. 39
• [Jesus] whom they slew and hanged on a tree .
• (obsolete) wood; timber
• * Wyclif Bible (2 Tim. ii. 20)
• In a great house ben not only vessels of gold and of silver but also of tree and of earth.
• (chemistry) A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution.
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#### Hypernyms

* plant * (in graph theory) graph

#### Hyponyms

* oak, fir, pine * see also:

#### Synonyms

* sapling, seedling

* * arboreal

### Verb

(d)
• To chase (an animal or person) up a tree.
• The dog treed the cat.
• To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree.
• to tree a boot

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### Anagrams

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# tanbark

## English

### Noun

• The bark of the oak (or other trees) used as a source of tannin
• The spent bark used as a ground covering
• * 2004 , (Lois McMaster Bujold), “Winterfair Gifts”:
• Another circle of groats, crowning a temporary pathway of tanbark flung wide around the first two rings, provided dry footing for the rest of the guests.