houhere
houhere houhere n. A small tree or shrub ({Hoheria populnea}) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage.

Syn: lacebark, ribbonwood, {Hoheria populnea}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • houhere — hou·here …   English syllables

  • houhere — /ˈhoʊhɛri/ (say hohheree) noun a tree of New Zealand coastal and lowland forests, Hoheria populnea, with a layer of reticulate bark fibres; ribbonwood. {Maori, from hou to bind together + here to tie} …   Australian English dictionary

  • houhere — noun small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey scented paper white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage • Syn: ↑lacebark, ↑ribbonwood, ↑Hoheria populnea • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoheria populnea — houhere houhere n. A small tree or shrub ({Hoheria populnea}) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey scented paper white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage. Syn: lacebark, ribbonwood, {Hoheria populnea}. [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoheria populnea — houhere houhere n. A small tree or shrub ({Hoheria populnea}) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey scented paper white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage. Syn: lacebark, ribbonwood, {Hoheria populnea}. [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ribbonwood — noun 1. small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey scented paper white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage • Syn: ↑lacebark, ↑houhere, ↑Hoheria populnea • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoheria populnea — lacebark lacebark n. A small tree or shrub ({Hoheria populnea}) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey scented paper white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage. Syn: ribbonwood, houhere, {Hoheria populnea}. [WordNet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoheria populnea — lacebark lacebark n. A small tree or shrub ({Hoheria populnea}) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey scented paper white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage. Syn: ribbonwood, houhere, {Hoheria populnea}. [WordNet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lacebark — n. A small tree or shrub ({Hoheria populnea}) of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey scented paper white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage. Syn: ribbonwood, houhere, {Hoheria populnea}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoheria — taxobox name = Hoheria image caption = Hoheria populnea regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Malvales familia = Malvaceae genus = Hoheria genus authority = A.Cunn. subdivision… …   Wikipedia

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