1. [ noun ] (botany) tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
Related terms: covering cork phellem magnolia cinnamon_bark tanbark cinnamon cinchona_bark cascarilla_bark tapa cascara winter's_bark angostura_bark mezereum cassia_bark canella branch root trunk
2. [ verb ] speak in an unfriendly tone

"She barked into the dictaphone"

Related terms: talk
3. [ noun ] a noise resembling the bark of a dog
Related terms: noise
4. [ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
Synonyms: barque
Related terms: sailing_vessel
5. [ verb ] remove the bark of a tree
Synonyms: skin
Related terms: strip skin
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 15925
7. [ verb ] tan (a skin) with bark tannins
Related terms: tan
8. [ verb ] cover with bark
Related terms: cover
9. [ verb ] make barking sounds

"The dogs barked at the stranger"

Related terms: utter yelp bay
10. [ noun ] the sound made by a dog
Related terms: cry bow-wow
Similar spelling:   Barko