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Definition of buttonwood
buttonwoodPlane Plane, n. [F., fr. L. platanus, Gr. ?, fr. ? broad; --
so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form.
See Place, and cf. Platane, Plantain the tree.] (Bot.)
Any tree of the genus Platanus.
Note: The Oriental plane (Platanus orientalis) is a native
of Asia. It rises with a straight, smooth, branching
stem to a great height, with palmated leaves, and long
pendulous peduncles, sustaining several heads of small
close-sitting flowers. The seeds are downy, and
collected into round, rough, hard balls. The Occidental
plane (Platanus occidentalis), which grows to a great
height, is a native of North America, where it is
popularly called sycamore, buttonwood, and
buttonball, names also applied to the California
species (Platanus racemosa). ButtonwoodButtonwood But"ton*wood`, n. (Bot.)
The Platanus occidentalis, or American plane tree, a large
tree, producing rough balls, from which it is named; --
called also buttonball tree, and, in some parts of the
United States, sycamore. The California buttonwood is P.
Meaning of buttonwood from wikipedia
", a finance column
in The Economist Buttonwood
Agreement, 1792 effort
to organize securities
- The Buttonwood Agreement
is the founding
do****ent of what is now New York Stock Exchange
and is one of the most important financial
do****ents in U.S. history...
erectus, commonly called buttonwood
mangrove, is a mangrove shrub
in the family
Combretaceae. This species grows
on s****lines in...
- USCGC Buttonwood
(WAGL-306/WLB-306) was a Mesquite-class sea-going buoy tender operated
by the United States Coast
Guard. She served
War II as...
- Buttonwood Beach Historic District
is a historic district bounded
Neck Cove, Greenwich
and Promenade Avenues
in Warwick, Rhode
- The Buttonwood
Park Zoo, located
in New Bedford, M****achusetts, United
States, is a seven-acre zoo located
in the center
Park. It is owned...
- York among brokers directly dealing
with each other
can be traced
to the Buttonwood
Agreement. Previously, securities exchange
had been intermediated
- The Buttonwood Covered Bridge
is a covered bridge built
1878 or 1898 over Blockhouse
Cr**** in Jackson
Township, Lycoming County
in the U.S. state...
- The Buttonwoods Museum
is a museum operated
by the Haverhill Historical Society
in Haverhill, M****achusetts, in the Merrimack
Valley. The museum
tree) in New York City, as 24 stockbrokers signed
five securities under
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