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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: A Popular Dictionary OF GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (1861)

The American hornbeam, where it has had amplo 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 previewchambers's encyclopaedia: a dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

The American Hornbeam (C. Americana) is a tree from 10 to 20 feet high, having a very hard, whitish wood, known as Iron-wood ; this name is also applied to the Hop-hornbeam ( Ostrya virginica). Both trees are found in the Northern U. States.

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 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 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 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 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 hornbeam 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 previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The American hornbeam, blue or water beech, is Carpinus americana (also known as C. caroliniana); the common hophornbeam, a native of the south of Europe, is a member of a closely allied genus, Ostrya vulgaris, the allied American ...

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