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Meaning of COTTONWOOD

Pronunciation:  'kâtn`wûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  American basswood of the Allegheny region
  2. [n]  any of several North American trees of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
 

COTTONWOOD is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Tilia heterophylla, white basswood
 
 See Also: basswood, black cottonwood, downy poplar, Eastern cottonwood, lime, lime tree, linden, linden tree, necklace poplar, poplar, poplar tree, Populus deltoides, Populus heterophylla, Populus trichocarpa, swamp cottonwood, swamp poplar, Western balsam poplar

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cot"ton*wood`\ (-w[oo^]d`), n. (Bot.)
An American tree of the genus {Populus} or poplar, having the
seeds covered with abundant cottonlike hairs; esp., the {P.
monilifera} and {P. angustifolia} of the Western United
States.

 

 

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