Carpinus Betulus
Hornbeam Horn"beam`, n. [See {Beam}.] (Bot.) A tree of the genus {Carpinus} ({Carpinus 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 {Carpinus Betulus}. The American is called also {blue beech} and {water beech}. [1913 Webster]

{Hop hornbeam}. (Bot.) See under {Hop}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Carpinus betulus — ID 15692 Symbol Key CABE8 Common Name European hornbeam Family Betulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution KY, NY Growth Habit Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Carpinus betulus — noun medium sized Old World tree with smooth grey bark and leaves like beech that turn yellow orange in autumn • Syn: ↑European hornbeam • Hypernyms: ↑hornbeam • Member Holonyms: ↑Carpinus, ↑genus Carpinus …   Useful english dictionary

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