Definition of Moosewood

1. Noun. Maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn.




2. Noun. Deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers.
Exact synonyms: Dirca Palustris, Leatherwood, Moose-wood, Ropebark, Wicopy
Group relationships: Dirca, Genus Dirca
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

Definition of Moosewood

1. n. The striped maple (Acer Pennsylvanicum).

Definition of Moosewood

1. Noun. Striped maple (''Acer pensylvanicum'') ¹

2. Noun. Hobblebush, ''Viburnum lantanoides''. ¹

3. Noun. Letherwood (genus ''Dirca'' or specifically ''Dirca palustris'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moosewood

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Medical Definition of Moosewood

1. An alternative term for leatherwood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moosewood

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mooseburgers
mooses
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moosewood (current term)
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mootah
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Literary usage of Moosewood

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"moosewood maples. The moosewood maple occurs in Minnesota as a small and bushy ... The name "moosewood" is applied from the habit which the moose have of ..."

2. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"moosewood maple. Britton and Brown. branchlets, while the staminate flowers are on the sides, and lower down. The wood is strong and tough, more valuable ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"moosewood FIBRE.— At a recent meeting of the California Academy of Sciences, Dr. A. Kellogg presented specimens of the bark of a shrub Dirca ..."

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