London plane tree
noun see London plane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • london plane tree — noun see london plane * * * London plane tree, a large shade tree that is a cross between a buttonwood and another species of plane tree. It is commonly grown along city streets because of its resistance to air pollution and drought …   Useful english dictionary

  • London plane-tree — klevalapis platanas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Plataninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis kultūrinis augalas (Platanus ×acerifolia). atitikmenys: lot. Platanus × acerifolia angl. London plane; London plane tree; London planetree vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • London plane — n. a hybrid plane tree resistant to smoke and therefore often planted in streets. * * * noun very large fast growing tree much planted as a street tree • Syn: ↑Platanus acerifolia • Hypernyms: ↑plane tree, ↑sycamore, ↑platan • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • London plane — noun Date: 1860 a large pollution resistant plane (Platanus acerifolia) often planted as a street tree that is a hybrid between an Eurasian plane (P. orientalis) and the American sycamore (P. occidentalis) called also London plane tree …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • London plane — klevalapis platanas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Plataninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis kultūrinis augalas (Platanus ×acerifolia). atitikmenys: lot. Platanus × acerifolia angl. London plane; London plane tree; London planetree vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • plane tree — any tree of the genus Platanus, esp. P. occidentalis, the buttonwood or sycamore of North America, having palmately lobed leaves and bark that sheds. [1400 50; late ME] * * * Any of ten species of large trees that make up the genus Platanus, sole …   Universalium

  • plane tree — noun any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball shaped heads of fruits • Syn: ↑sycamore, ↑platan • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑London plane, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • London plane — a tall, hardy, widely spreading plane tree, Platanus acerifolia, of North America, having clusters of round, bristly fruit. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • London plane — noun a hybrid plane tree which is resistant to pollution and widely planted in towns. [Platanus × hispanica.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • London planetree — klevalapis platanas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Plataninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis kultūrinis augalas (Platanus ×acerifolia). atitikmenys: lot. Platanus × acerifolia angl. London plane; London plane tree; London planetree vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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