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cork  
SCOPE NOTE
  • The lightweight, elastic outer bark the cork oak, species Quercus suber native to the Mediterranean region. Cork is elastic, buoyant, and resilient, used to seal wine bottles, for insulation, floats, acoustical wall covering, flooring, shoe soles, gaskets, and handles. (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
kurk

Dutch

liège

French

Korken

German

φελός

Greek

שעם

Hebrew

sughero

Italian

cortiça

Portuguese

pluta

Serbian

corcho

Spanish

kork

Swedish

URI
http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10580
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