tulip tree


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tulip tree

n.
A tall, deciduous, eastern North American tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) having large, tuliplike, green-and-yellow flowers, aromatic twigs, and yellowish wood that is easily worked. Also called poplar.

tulip tree

n
1. (Plants) Also called: tulip poplar or yellow poplar a North American magnoliaceous forest tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, having tulip-shaped greenish-yellow flowers and long conelike fruits
2. (Plants) a similar and related Chinese tree, L. chinense
3. (Plants) any of various other trees with tulip-shaped flowers, such as the magnolia

tu′lip tree`


n.
a tall tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, of the magnolia family, native to the eastern U.S., having large, cup-shaped, green and orange flowers. Also called yellow poplar.
[1695–1705, Amer.]
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Noun1.tulip tree - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruittulip tree - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work
true tulipwood, whitewood, yellow poplar, tulipwood, white poplar - light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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We were contracted to take down a very large tulip tree in Chevy Chase, and I thought it was perfectly sound," Wolfe said.
I would guess that at the end of May the spectacular Tulip tree will be in all its glory and it's worth a visit for that alone
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Th' Tulip Tree is a lovely shop and it has a big sign right on the front saying they support us," said Tracy.
Well, there go all the beautiful blooms on my tulip tree, I thought.
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The cemetery has a carved tulip tree, in memory of the four trees in the Remembrance Garden which never survived, owing to the very poor soil and lack of care.
It is the Tulip tree in the Dell, Port Sunlight, which assumes a vivid yellow colour at this time of the year.
With great excitement, he beckoned me to visit the tulip tree which was not a magnolia but belonged to another family (Liriodendron tulipifera) and gave me directions so that I would not miss it.