Definition of canoewood. Meaning of canoewood. Synonyms of canoewood

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Definition of canoewood

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Liriodendron Lir`i*o*den"dron (l[i^]r`[i^]*[-o]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n), n.; pl. Liriodendra (-dr[.a]). [NL., fr. Gr. lei`rion lily + de`ndron tree.] (Bot.) A genus of large and very beautiful trees of North America, having smooth, shining leaves, and handsome, tuliplike flowers; tulip tree; whitewood; -- called also canoewood. Liriodendron tulipifera is the only extant species, but there were several others in the Cretaceous epoch.

Meaning of canoewood from wikipedia

- although not closely related to the true poplars. Other common names include canoewood, saddle-leaf tree, and white wood. The botanical name Liriodendron tulipifera...
- trunk that the early settlers west of the Appalachian Mountains called it Canoewood. The color of its wood gives it the name Whitewood. In areas near the...
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