Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A North American shrub or small tree, Ptelea trifoliata, belonging to the rue family, having trifoliate leaves, and small greenish-white flowers in terminal cymes.

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Examples

  • Hop hop-tree horehound hornbeam horseradish hotbeds house plants howea hoya

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • In few instances should we have to go far from home to find nearly all that we wanted in beautiful variety -- maples, dogwoods, scarlet and chestnut oaks, the liquid - amber, the whitewood or tulip-tree, white birch, and horn-beam, or the hop-tree; not to speak of the evergreens and shrubs indigenous to our forests.

    The Home Acre

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