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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Medium-sized hop hornbeam of eastern North America; A small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape;

Usage examples (31)
  • Back in Maine, the term ironwood clearly referred to the common hop hornbeam.
  • Unique to southwestern Morocco, the trees produce a hard wood, called ironwood, used for fuel.
  • The two that are getting to me lately are "ironwood," which here in Hawai'i means a variety of Casuarina sp. native to Australia I think.
  • Nunn cut me a stout ironwood cudgel as a handy weapon. for more
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