bole

Primary Meanings of bole

1.
n
the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
2.
n
a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)
Full Definitions of bole
1

n the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber

Synonyms:
tree trunk, trunk
Type of:
stalk, stem
a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
2

n a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)

Type of:
dirt, soil
the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
pigment
dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)

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