Definition of Cotinus americanus

1. Noun. Shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotinus Americanus

Costanoans
Costello
Costen
Costen's syndrome
Costia necatrix
Costner
Cotacachi
Cotard
Cotard's syndrome
Cotard delusion
Cote d'Azur
Cote d'Ivoire franc
Cotes de Provence
Cotingidae
Cotinus
Cotinus americanus
Cotinus coggygria
Cotinus obovatus
Cotoneaster dammeri
Cotoneaster horizontalis
Cotonou
Cotopaxi
Cotswold
Cotswold Hills
Cotswold morris dancing
Cotswolds
Cottagers
Cottbus
Cotte's operation

Literary usage of Cotinus americanus

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Flowers in spring, and the foliage assumes most brilliant autumn tints. Mississippi valley. 5.5. 3:98—9.—Known also as cotinus americanus, Nutt. ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"... cotinus americanus, Nutt.) shows by its pithy stems, aromatic, resinous juice, and general habit, its kinship with the sumachs, which are better known. ..."

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