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American hornbeam

Definition of the noun american hornbeam

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noun

  1. tree or large shrub with grey bark and blue-green leaves that turn red-orange in autumn

Alternative definition of the noun american hornbeam

noun

  1. [botany] A common name for Carpinus caroliniana, a species of deciduous tree.
  2. [uncountable] The wood of this species.
  3. [countable] A tree of this species.

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Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The American hornbeam, where it has had ample space in which to grow, is a low tree with a broad, round, crowded, leafy head, the lower branches bending nearly to the ground on every side. It is thus a tree of some claim to beauty, and it ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1842)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described : with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts : and with Engravings of Nearly All Species

The American hornbeam is smaller than ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The American hornbeam, where it has had ample space in which to grow, is a low tree with a broad, round, crowded, leafy head, the lower branches bending nearly to the ground on every side. It is thus a tree of some claim to beauty, and it ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Hemlock, Shagbark Hickory, Witch-hazel, White Ash, American Aspen, Wild Black Cherry, American Chestnut, Black Spruce, Silver Maple, White Pine, Magnolia, American Hornbeam. PLATE IX. PLATE X. PLATE XI. PLATE XII. PLATE XIII.

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Encyclopedia department (A-Z) (1904)

The American hornbeam (C. americana) is a small tree sparingly diffused over the whole of the United States. The wood is fine-grained, tenacious, and very compact. Hornbills, a remarkable group of birds confined to Southern Asia and Africa, ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Carpixus americana (American Hornbeam). Scales of cones three- parted; middle segment oblique, ovate, lanceolate, one-toothed on one side. — The American Hornbeam prospers in almost every soil and exposure, except in places that are ...

Google previewThe Complete Farmer: Or, a General Dictionary of Husbandry ... (1807)

In which Everything Valuable from the Best Writers on this Subject Will be Extracted ...

There are only two species of this tree, the common hornbeam, and hop hornbeam; but it has three varieties, the Eastern hornbeam, flowering hornbeam, American hornbeam. According to Mr. Marshall, the common hornheam is a native of ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

caroliniana, also sometimes called the American hornbeam, the blue beech, or the water beech. This plant may be described as a tall shrub or small tree and ...

Google previewKoasati Dictionary (1994)

by Geoffrey D. Kimball

hornbeam American hornbeam n icimilapi. horned animal n lapi:sa. hornet n fohcokba, fohcokbi. hornless to be hornless v ...

Google previewA New Family Encyclopedia; Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge (1831)

Comprehending a Plain and Practical View of Those Subjects Most Interesting to Persons, in the Ordinary Professions of Life ... by Charles Augustus Goodrich

Red Cedar, American Chesnut, Wild Cherry, Dog Wood, White Elm, Shell-Bark Hickory, Pig-Nut Hickory, Red-Heart Hickory, Witch-Hazel, American Hornbeam, Hard Maple, (Soft Maple, (Chesnut White Oak, White Oak, Shell-Bark White Oak ...

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

American hornbeam. See Carpin us caroliniana. American linden. See Tilia americana. American lotus. See Nelumbo Iutea. American mandrake. See Podophyllum peltatum. American mountain ash. See S orbus americana. American ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

Some trees also occur in the eastern deciduous forest of the United States; these include sweet gum, American hornbeam, basswood, and dogwood. Trees with neotropical affinities occur too, as do tree ferns, orchids and bromeliads.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana (1831)

A popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics and biography, brought down to the present time; including a copious collection of original articles in American biography by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

The American hornbeam (carpinus Americana) is a small tree, rarely attaining the height of 30 feet, sparingly diffused over the whole of the U. States, The leaves resemble those of some species of birch, but the fertile flowers are in large leafy ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

The American hornbeam, blue or water beech, or iron-wood, is Carpinus americana, Mich. ; the common hop-hornbeam, a native of the South of Europe, is Ostrya vulgaris, Willd., and the American 0. virginica, Willd. See Gilpin For. Scenery ...

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