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hoptree

[hop-tree] /ˈhɒpˌtri/
noun
1.
any of several North American shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Ptelea, of the citrus family, especially P. trifoliata, having trifoliate leaves and roundish, waferlike fruit.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; hop2 + tree
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  • Three were females laying eggs on a hoptree shrub near the creek mouth.

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