hop tree

hop tree
noun
Etymology: hop (III)
: a small American tree (Ptelea trifoliata) having 2-seeded samaras as fruits

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hop tree,
any one of a group of North American shrubs or small trees of the rue family, with trifoliate leaves, small, greenish-white flowers, and a bitter fruit sometimes used as a substitute for hops.

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  • Hop tree — Hop Hop, n. [OE. hoppe; akin to D. hop, hoppe, OHG. hopfo, G. hopfen; cf. LL. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel. humall, SW. & Dan. humle.] 1. (Bot.) A climbing plant ({Humulus Lupulus}), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hop tree — ▪ tree also called  Wafer Ash   (species Ptelea trifoliata), tree, of the rue family (Rutaceae), native to eastern North America. It has small, greenish white flowers; strong smelling leaves in groups of three leaflets; and buff coloured, wafer… …   Universalium

  • hop-tree — hopˈ tree noun An American rutaceous shrub (Ptelea trifoliata) with bitter fruit, a substitute for hops • • • Main Entry: ↑hop …   Useful english dictionary

  • hop-tree — trilapė ptelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Ptelea trifoliata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ptelea trifoliata angl. common hop tree; hop tree; hoptree; shrub trefoil; wafer ash vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • hop-tree — ptelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių (Rutaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Ptelea). atitikmenys: lot. Ptelea angl. hop tree; shrubby trefoil vok. Hopfenstrauch; Kleestrauch; Lederstrauch rus. кожанка lenk. parczelina …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • common hop-tree — trilapė ptelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Ptelea trifoliata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ptelea trifoliata angl. common hop tree; hop tree; hoptree; shrub trefoil; wafer ash vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • three-leaved hop tree — noun : hop tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hop — Hop, n. [OE. hoppe; akin to D. hop, hoppe, OHG. hopfo, G. hopfen; cf. LL. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel. humall, SW. & Dan. humle.] 1. (Bot.) A climbing plant ({Humulus Lupulus}), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hop back — Hop Hop, n. [OE. hoppe; akin to D. hop, hoppe, OHG. hopfo, G. hopfen; cf. LL. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel. humall, SW. & Dan. humle.] 1. (Bot.) A climbing plant ({Humulus Lupulus}), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hop clover — Hop Hop, n. [OE. hoppe; akin to D. hop, hoppe, OHG. hopfo, G. hopfen; cf. LL. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel. humall, SW. & Dan. humle.] 1. (Bot.) A climbing plant ({Humulus Lupulus}), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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