hop hornbeam definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several deciduous woods of this genus Ostrya, specially O. virginiana of eastern North America, having unisexual flowers grouped in catkins and fruit groups resembling hops.
    • A tree of the species Ostrya virginiana
    • Its lumber.
    • an American tree associated with the genus Ostrya (Ostrya Virginica) the United states ironwood; in addition, a European types (Ostrya vulgaris).
    • See under Hop.
    • The United states ironwood, Ostrya Virginica: so-called from resemblance of the inflated involucre towards good fresh fruit of jump.
    • any one of several trees resembling hornbeams with fruiting clusters resembling hops

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