ironwood tree

ironwood tree

noun
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
2. a small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape [syn: iron tree
3. medium-sized hop hornbeam of eastern North America [syn: Eastern hop hornbeam
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