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    trunk

    trunk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trunk

    Definition
    (noun) the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
    Synonyms : bole , tree trunk
    Definition
    (noun) luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage Definition
    (noun) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
    Synonyms : body , torso
    Example Sentence
    • they moved their arms and legs and bodies
    Definition
    (noun) compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools
    Example Sentence
    • he put his golf bag in the trunk
    Definition
    (noun) a long flexible snout as of an elephant
    Synonyms : proboscis
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trunk

TRUNK and STUMP...Only the Stump (a part of the Trunk and the roots) of the tree remained after the rest of it had been chopped down.

trunk we know is the main part of a tree, and hence it is also the main part of our body

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