from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The tulip tree.

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  • n. A species, Liriodendrum tulipifera, of tree in the Liriodendron genus, found in North America with pale green or yellow leaves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
  • n. tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work


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