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hop hornbeam

any of several Eurasian and North American trees of the genus Ostrya, of the birch family, especially O. virginiana, bearing hoplike fruiting clusters.
Origin of hop hornbeam
1775-85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is known as ironwood, hop-hornbeam, leverwood, and hardhack.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • Moosewood looks slender and striped as a ribbon-snake, and limbs of the hop-hornbeam have the appearance of sinews.

    In the Open Stanton Davis Kirkham

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