bur-tree

 an elder-tree. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • bur-tree — var. of bourtree, elder; see also burr n.8, banyan tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • bur-tree — I Cleveland Dialect List (pronounced [bottry]) the common elder II North Country (Newcastle) Words the common elder …   English dialects glossary

  • bur|lap — «BUR lap», noun, verb, lapped, lap|ping or laped, lap|ing. –n. a coarse heavy cloth woven with yarns from the fibers of the jute or hemp, used to make bags. A better grade of burlap is used for curtains, wall coverings, upholstery, and clothing.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bur oak — Taxobox name = Bur Oak status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 240px image caption = Bur Oak leaves and acorn regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Quercus sectio …   Wikipedia

  • Bur oak — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bur oak — an oak tree, Quercus macrocarpa, of eastern North America, having shiny, dark green leaves, light gray deeply ridged bark, and very large acorns with a fringed cup, yielding a hard, durable wood: the state tree of Illinois. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bur oak — noun medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close grained wood • Syn: ↑burr oak, ↑mossy cup oak, ↑mossycup oak, ↑Quercus macrocarpa • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bour|tree — «BUR tree», noun. Scottish, a common European elder tree. ╂[origin uncertain] …   Useful english dictionary

  • common bur-flower-tree — azijinis gurgulis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Neolamarckia cadamba), paplitęs atogrąžų ir paatogrąžių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Neolamarckia cadamba angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • al|bur|num — «al BUR nuhm», noun. the lighter, softer, and more recently formed wood between the inner bark and the harder center, or heartwood, of a tree; sapwood. ╂[< Latin alburnum < albus white] …   Useful english dictionary


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