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Found 2 items, similar to ironwood.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ironwood ironwood n 1: handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties [syn: rose chestnut, ironwood tree, Mesua ferrea ] 2: exceptionally tough or hard wood of any of a number of ironwood trees 3: a small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape [syn: iron tree, iron-tree, ironwood tree ] 4: medium-sized hop hornbeam of eastern North America [syn: Eastern hop hornbeam , ironwood tree, Ostrya virginiana]
English → English (gcide) Definition: ironwood Hornbeam \Horn"beam`\, n. [See Beam.] (Bot.) A tree of the genus Carpinus (Carpinus Americana), having a smooth gray bark and a ridged trunk, the wood being white and very hard. It is common along the banks of streams in the United States, and is also called ironwood. The English hornbeam is Carpinus Betulus. The American is called also blue beech and water beech. [1913 Webster] Hop hornbeam. (Bot.) See under Hop. [1913 Webster] Ironbark \I"ron*bark`\, Ironbark tree \I"ron*bark` tree`\ (Bot.) The Australian Eucalyptus Sideroxylon, used largely by carpenters and shipbuilders; -- called also ironwood. Also applied to other Australian eucalyptuses with a hard, solid bark [1913 Webster +PJC] Titi \Ti"ti\, n. [Orig. uncert.] 1. A tree of the southern United States (Cliftonia monophylla ) having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers succeeded by one-seeded drupes; -- called also black titi, buckwheat tree, and ironwood. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Any related tree of the genus Cyrilla, often disting. as white titi. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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