from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Halesia, especially H. carolina, of the southeast United States, having drooping, bell-shaped white flowers and dry, oblong, four-winged fruit.
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- n. medium-sized tree of West Virginia to Florida and Texas
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