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Meaning of “trunk” - Learner’s Dictionary

trunk

noun [C]     /trʌŋk/
TREE B2 the thick stem of a tree that the branches grow fromForestryParts of plantsTrees - general words
CAR US ( UK boot) a closed space at the back of a car for storing things in The exterior of vehicles
NOSE the long nose of an elephant (= large, grey animal) The head and neck of non-human animals
CONTAINER a large box with a lid that you store things inGeneral and miscellaneous containers
BODY the main part of your body, not your head, legs, or armsThe human torso
(Definition of trunk from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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