Definition of Elkwood

1. Noun. Small deciduous tree of eastern North America having creamy white flowers and large leaves in formations like umbrellas at the ends of branches.




Definition of Elkwood

1. n. The soft, spongy wood of a species of Magnolia (M. Umbrella).

Definition of Elkwood

1. Noun. (American English) The soft, spongy wood of ''Magnolia umbrella''. ¹

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Medical Definition of Elkwood

1. The soft, spongy wood of a species of Magnolia (M. Umbrella). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elkwood

elixirs
elk
elk-wood
elk nut
elk test
elkburger
elkburgers
elke
elkhorn fern
elkhound
elkhounds
elknut
elks
elkskin
elkskins
elkwood (current term)
ell
ellachick
ellagic
ellagic acid
ellagitannin
ellagitannins
ellebore
elleborin
elleck
ellenbergerite
ellestadite
ellestadites
ellipse
ellipsed

Literary usage of Elkwood

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1. Bulletin by Virginia Geological Survey, Virginia Division of Geology (1917)
"Culpeper-elkwood.—The wagon road from Culpeper to elkwood traverses the Triassic formation, but there are few heavy cuts either along the railroad or the ..."

2. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"The tree Is called elkwood in the mountain! of Virginia, probably from the ... 4 d'ruu ; M. fi.m<l"-,i *.; the Umbrella Tree ; Umbrella Magnolia ; elkwood; ..."

3. Outing (1893)
"It resulted in a magnificent finish in which elkwood got home by a head from ... Mr. Walter Gratz had two in, elkwood and Fenelon, the latter an animal who, ..."

4. Dogdom: Monthly (1920)
"Shepherd Dogs—Puppies, dogs—1, Faust of elkwood Park. ... Punch of elkwood Park. Limit dogs—1, Hector of Brook Fford; 2. ..."

5. C.S.R. Blue Book of Dogdom (1911)
"Bitches—Abbess of Arslan; res., elkwood Enchantress. elkwood Kennels. ... elkwood Enchantress. Allentown, Pa. (2)—Dogs and Bitches—Sir Rodman; res. ..."

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