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Definition of ironwood

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Ironbark tree I"ron*bark` tree` (Bot.) The Australian Eucalyptus Sideroxylon, used largely by carpenters and shipbuilders; -- called also ironwood.
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Ironwood I"ron*wood`, n. (Bot.) A tree unusually hard, strong, or heavy wood. Note: In the United States, the hornbeam and the hop hornbeam are so called; also the Olneya Tesota, a small tree of Arizona; in the West Indies, the Erythroxylon areolatum, and several other unrelated trees; in China, the Metrosideros vera; in India, the Mesua ferrea, and two species of Inga; in Australia, the Eucalyptus Sideroxylon, and in many countries, species of Sideroxylon and Diospyros, and many other trees.
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Titi Ti"ti, n. [Orig. uncert.] 1. A tree of the southern United States (Cliftonia monophylla) having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers succeeded by one-seeded drupes; -- called also black titi, buckwheat tree, and ironwood. 2. Any related tree of the genus Cyrilla, often disting. as white titi.
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Hornbeam Horn"beam`, n. [See Beam.] (Bot.) A tree of the genus Carpinus (C. Americana), having a smooth gray bark and a ridged trunk, the wood being white and very hard. It is common along the banks of streams in the United States, and is also called ironwood. The English hornbeam is C. Betulus. The American is called also blue beech and water beech. Hop hornbeam. (Bot.) See under Hop.

Meaning of ironwood from wikipedia

- Ironwood is a common name for a large number of woods or plants that have a re****tion for hardness, or specifically a wood density that is over 1000 kg/m3...
- Ironwood is a city in Gogebic County in the U.S. state of Michigan, about 18 miles (29 km) south of Lake Superior. The po****tion was 5,387 at the 2010...
- Ironwood is a common name for a large number of woods that have a re****tion for hardness. Usage of the name may (or may not) include the tree that yields...
- Ironwood State Prison (ISP) is a state prison located south of Interstate 10, in a detached section of Blythe, California, that lies west of the main portion...
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a publicly traded pharmaceutical company. It was originally called Microbia, Inc.. Microbia was founded by postdocs from...
- Ironwood is a **** comic book series written and drawn by Bill Willingham in the 1990s, published in the United States by Eros Comix. It ran for...
- family, legumes (peas, beans, etc.), which is commonly known as ironwood or desert ironwood. It is the only species in the monotypic genus Olneya. This tree...
- Mexican ironwood carving is a Mexican tradition of carving the wood of the Olneya tesota tree, a Sonora Desert tree commonly called ironwood (palo fierro...
- Black ironwood is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Allagoptera caudescens, Bor****us flabellifer, Caryota urens, Iriartea deltoidea Black...
- ) Black ironwood (Krugiodendron ferreum) Lebombo ironwood Androstachys johnsonii Catalina ironwood (Lyonothamnus floribundus) Ceylon ironwood (Mesua ferrea)...
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