Definition of Iron-tree
1. Noun. A small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape.
Group relationships: Genus Parrotia, Parrotia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iron-tree
Literary usage of Iron-tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Myths of the Rhine by Xavier (1875)
"Amusements in Walhalla. — Pork and Wild Boar. — A Frozen Hell. — BALDER'S DEATH. — Fr'Sg 's Devotion. — The Iron Tree Forest. — The Twilight of the Gods. ..."
2. The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science by Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good (1818)
"Iron Tree.—Arbor Mortis. An apparent vegetation of iron, resembling a natural plant. It is formed by dissolving iron tilings in diluted nitric acid, ..."
3. Cooksland in North-eastern Australia: The Future Cottonfield of Great by John Dunmore Lang (1847)
"The specimen in Dr. Simpson's garden had fortunately attached itself to an iron-tree—the hardest and heaviest species of timber in the district. ..."
4. British Farmer's Magazine (1861)
"... price £2 2s. ; galvanized iron dahlia rods and garden stakes, price 4s. 6d. to £1 per dozen ; wrought iron tree guards, price £1 5s. eich ..."