American hornbeam

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American + hornbeam (from the hardness of its wood)

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American hornbeam (countable and uncountable, plural American hornbeams)

  1. A common name for Carpinus caroliniana, a species of deciduous tree.
  2. (uncountable) The wood of this species.
  3. (countable) A tree of this species.

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