Definition of Iron-tree

1. Noun. A small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape.

Exact synonyms: Iron Tree, Ironwood, Ironwood Tree
Group relationships: Genus Parrotia, Parrotia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iron-tree

iron-dextran complex
iron-fisted
iron-gray
iron-grey
iron-hearted
iron-shot
iron-sick
iron-storage disease
iron-storage protein
iron-sulfur cluster
iron-sulfur clusters
iron-sulfur protein
iron-sulfur proteins
iron-sulphur cluster
iron-sulphur protein
iron-tree (current term)
iron age
iron alum
iron bacteria
iron bacterium
iron bloom
iron blue
iron boot
iron cage
iron carbide
iron chelating agents
iron collar
iron compounds
iron curtain
iron curtains

Literary usage of Iron-tree

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1. The Myths of the Rhine by Xavier (1875)
"Amusements in Walhalla. — Pork and Wild Boar. — A Frozen Hell. — BALDER'S DEATH. — Fr'Sg 's Devotion. — The Iron Tree Forest. — The Twilight of the Gods. ..."

2. The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science by Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good (1818)
"Iron Tree.—Arbor Mortis. An apparent vegetation of iron, resembling a natural plant. It is formed by dissolving iron tilings in diluted nitric acid, ..."

3. Cooksland in North-eastern Australia: The Future Cottonfield of Great by John Dunmore Lang (1847)
"The specimen in Dr. Simpson's garden had fortunately attached itself to an iron-tree—the hardest and heaviest species of timber in the district. ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1861)
"... price £2 2s. ; galvanized iron dahlia rods and garden stakes, price 4s. 6d. to £1 per dozen ; wrought iron tree guards, price £1 5s. eich ..."

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