a shrub or tree, Acer griseum, native to China, cultivated for its attractive papery brownish bark.
[pey-per-bahrk] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbɑrk/ noun 1. . /ˈpeɪpəˌbɑːk/ noun 1. any of several Australian myrtaceous trees of the genus Melaleuca, esp M. quinquenervia, of swampy regions, having spear-shaped leaves and papery bark that can be peeled off in thin layers 2. the papery bark of any of these trees
noun 1. a North American birch, Betula papyrifera, having a tough bark and yielding a valuable wood: the state tree of New Hampshire.
[pey-per-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun 1. a thick, stiff cardboard composed of layers of paper or paper pulp compressed together. adjective 2. of, relating to, or made of paperboard. /ˈpeɪpəˌbɔːd/ noun 1.
[pey-per-bak] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbæk/ noun 1. a book bound in a flexible cover, often a lower-priced edition of a hardcover book. adjective 2. (of a book) bound in a flexible cover: a paperback edition of Orwell’s novel. 3. of, for, or pertaining to paperbacks: a paperback bookstore. /ˈpeɪpəˌbæk/ noun 1. a book or edition with covers […]