Definition of Cucumber tree

1. Noun. American deciduous magnolia having large leaves and fruit like a small cucumber.

Exact synonyms: Magnolia Acuminata
Generic synonyms: Magnolia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cucumber Tree

cuckqueans
cucquean
cucqueans
cucujo
cucujos
cuculid
cuculids
cuculiform bird
cuculine
cucullate
cucullated
cuculliform
cucumber
cucumber fish
cucumber mosaic virus satellite
cucumber tree (current term)
cucumber vine
cucumberfish
cucumberfishes
cucumberless
cucumberlike
cucumbers
cucumeriform
cucumiform
cucumovirus
cucurbit
cucurbitaceae
cucurbitaceous
cucurbitacin
cucurbitacin delta 23-reductase

Literary usage of Cucumber tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The cucumber tree is the hardiest species of native magnolias. Its great leaves betray its sub-tropical affiliations. No tree but the catalpa can match it ..."

2. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Yellow-flowered Cucumber-tree. RANGE.—Occasional in the Alleghenies, ... Cucumber-tree (Fla.); Long-leaved Magnolia (SC). Magnolia tripetala Linn. ..."

3. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"The Cucumber-tree. — Its Range and Manner of Growth, — Its Attainable Height ... THE CUCUMBER-TREE. THIS tree is found in western New York, through Ohio and ..."

4. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"CUCUMBER-TREE WOOD, BASSWOOD. (Magnolia.) (Tilia.) These trees are not related, but are all noted for woods with soft, fine qualities, such as fit them for ..."

5. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"The Cucumber-tree (Magnolia acuminata) is a member of the Magnolia family, and yields a wood that is seldom distinguished commercially from Whitewood. ..."

6. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"The Cucumber-tree (Magnolia acuminata) is a member of the Magnolia family, and yields a wood that is seldom distinguished commercially from Whitewood. ..."

7. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The cucumber tree is the hardiest species of native magnolias. Its great leaves betray its sub-tropical affiliations. No tree but the catalpa can match it ..."

8. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Yellow-flowered Cucumber-tree. RANGE.—Occasional in the Alleghenies, ... Cucumber-tree (Fla.); Long-leaved Magnolia (SC). Magnolia tripetala Linn. ..."

9. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"The Cucumber-tree. — Its Range and Manner of Growth, — Its Attainable Height ... THE CUCUMBER-TREE. THIS tree is found in western New York, through Ohio and ..."

10. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"CUCUMBER-TREE WOOD, BASSWOOD. (Magnolia.) (Tilia.) These trees are not related, but are all noted for woods with soft, fine qualities, such as fit them for ..."

11. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"The Cucumber-tree (Magnolia acuminata) is a member of the Magnolia family, and yields a wood that is seldom distinguished commercially from Whitewood. ..."

12. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"The Cucumber-tree (Magnolia acuminata) is a member of the Magnolia family, and yields a wood that is seldom distinguished commercially from Whitewood. ..."

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