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- n. Any of various New Zealand plants in the genus Hoheria.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small tree or shrub (Hoheria populnea) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small tree of the West Indies, the Lagetta lintearia, natural order Thymelæaceæ, so called from the texture of its inner bark, which consists of numerous concentric layers of fibers interlacing in all directions. It is made into sleeves, collars, purses, etc.
- n. In New South Wales, Sterculia acerifolia, the flame-tree.
- n. In New Zealand, a malvaceous tree, Plagianthus betulinus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage
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