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Noun1.Phellodendron - small genus of aromatic deciduous trees of east Asia often having thick corky barkPhellodendron - small genus of aromatic deciduous trees of east Asia often having thick corky bark
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rutaceae, rue family, Rutaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent
cork tree, Phellodendron amurense - deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark
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There's a blue ash (Fraxinus quadrangulata), fairly rare in the District, near the exit; a huge Japanese raisin-tree (Hovenia dulcis), which produces edible fruit that tastes like raisins, between Rooms three and four, and, nearby, an Amur cork-tree (Phellodendron amurense) with thick bark and a big trunk.
Other bishops, priests, men and women religious going up a steep mountain, at the top of which there was a big cross of rough-hewn trunks as of a cork-tree with the bark; before reaching there the Holy Father passed through a big city half in ruins and half trembling with halting tep, afflicted with pain and sorrow, he prayed for the souls of the corpses he met on his way; having reached the top of the mountain, on his knees at the foot of the big cross he was killed by a group of soldiers who fired bullets and arrows at him, and in the same way there died one after another the other bishops, priests, men and women religious, and various lay people of different ranks and positions.