nettle tree

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Noun1.nettle tree - any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruitsnettle tree - any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
Celtis, genus Celtis - large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruit
Celtis australis, European hackberry, Mediterranean hackberry - bright green deciduous shade tree of southern Europe
American hackberry, Celtis occidentalis - large deciduous shade tree of southern United States with small deep purple berries
Celtis laevigata, sugarberry - deciduous shade tree with small black berries; southern United States; yields soft yellowish wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Miss Tucker, a skilled silviculturist, divided local trees into categories - magnolias, lindens, walnuts, ash, horse chestnuts, sumacs and locusts, nettle trees, buttonwoods, oaks, chestnut and beech, etc.