Meaning of tanbark

tan•bark

Pronunciation: (tan'bärk"), [key]
  1. the bark of the oak, hemlock, etc., bruised and broken by a mill and used esp. in tanning hides.
  2. a surface covered with pieces of tanbark, esp. a circus ring.
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