any of various trees yielding a hard, heavy
, as the American hornbeam,
found on the islands off the coast of S California.
of any of these trees.
any of various betulaceous trees, such as hornbeam, that have very hard wood
a Californian rosaceous tree,
with very hard wood
any of various other trees with hard wood, such as the mopani
the wood of any of these trees
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He stopped at an ironwood tree to admire its silvery fluted trunk, its striking combination of delicacy and strength.
The frame, wheels and cogs are birch, and the bearings are ironwood.
Second, the restaurant is an open-air beach pavilion, made from ironwood trees harvested from the surrounding area.
Plants such as lotus, ironwood and acacias rely on small leathery leaves to keep water loss to a minimum.
The desert ironwood provides many plants and animals with food, shelter, and nesting places.
Immediately to your right is an open area in the ironwood trees.