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Ironwood tree   /ˈaɪərnwˌʊd tri/   Listen
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.  Synonyms: ironwood, Mesua ferrea, rose chestnut.
2.
A small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape.  Synonyms: iron-tree, iron tree, ironwood.
3.
Medium-sized hop hornbeam of eastern North America.  Synonyms: Eastern hop hornbeam, ironwood, Ostrya virginiana.






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Words linked to "Ironwood tree" :   tree, angiospermous tree, genus Mesua, genus Parrotia, Parrotia, genus Ostrya, flowering tree, hop hornbeam, Mesua, Ostrya



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