mountain mahogany
noun Date: 1810 any of a genus (Cercocarpus) of western North American evergreen shrubs or small trees of the rose family

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  • Mountain mahogany — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mountain mahogany — ☆ mountain mahogany n. any of a genus (Cercocarpus) of W North American shrubs or small trees of the rose family, with lobed leaves and single dry fruits …   English World dictionary

  • Mountain-mahogany — Taxobox name = Mountain mahogany image width = 290px image caption = Alderleaf Mountain mahogany regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae genus = Cercocarpus genus authority = H.B. K.… …   Wikipedia

  • mountain mahogany — kalninis nagenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis nuodingas augalas (Cercocarpus montanus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cercocarpus montanus angl. mountain mahogany šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mountain-mahogany — uodegotoji tiama statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Entandrophragma caudatum), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Entandrophragma caudatum angl. mountain mahogany šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mountain mahogany — noun 1. : any of several shrubs or small shrubby trees of western No. America that constitute the genus Cercocarpus of the family Rosaceae and are often important browse or forage plants; especially : an evergreen tree (C. ledifolius) with cherry …   Useful english dictionary

  • mountain mahogany — any of several western North American shrubs or small trees of the genus Cercocarpus, of the rose family, having simple, leathery leaves and small, whitish flowers. [1800 10, Amer.] * * * ▪ plant       (Cercocarpus), any of a genus of North… …   Universalium

  • mountain mahogany — moun′tain mahog any n. pln any of several W North American shrubs or small trees of the genus Cercocarpus, of the rose family, having simple, leathery leaves and small, whitish flowers • Etymology: 1800–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • curl-leaf mountain-mahogany — gailinis nagenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Cercocarpus ledifolius), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cercocarpus ledifolius angl. curl leaf mountain mahogany šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mahogany Mountain — Mahogany Mountain …   Wikipedia

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