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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Liriodendron (0.00798 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Liriodendron Liriodendron n : tulip trees [syn: genus Liriodendron]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Liriodendron Liriodendron \Lir`i*o*den"dron\ (l[i^]r`[i^]*[-o]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n), n.; pl. Liriodendra (-dr[.a]). [NL., fr. Gr. lei`rion lily + de`ndron tree.] (Bot.) A genus of large and very beautiful trees of North America, having smooth, shining leaves, and handsome, tuliplike flowers; tulip tree; whitewood; -- called also canoewood. Liriodendron tulipifera is the only extant species, but there were several others in the Cretaceous epoch. [1913 Webster] Whitewood \White"wood`\, n. The soft and easily-worked wood of the tulip tree (Liriodendron). It is much used in cabinetwork, carriage building, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other kinds of light-colored wood are called whitewood in various countries, as the wood of Bignonia leucoxylon in the West Indies, of Pittosporum bicolor in Tasmania, etc. [1913 Webster] Whitewood bark. See the Note under Canella. [1913 Webster]

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