buttonwood [but′'nwood΄ ]

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  • Buttonwood — is a common name for two different genera of trees:* Conocarpus , a tropical genus * Platanus , the genus also called plane tree or American sycamoreOther uses*The Buttonwood Agreement, named for the sycamore tree, created the organization which… …   Wikipedia

  • Buttonwood — But ton*wood , n. (Bot.) The {Platanus occidentalis}, or American plane tree, a large tree, producing rough balls, from which it is named; called also {buttonball tree}, and, in some parts of the United States, {sycamore}. The California… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buttonwood — Plane Plane, n. [F., fr. L. platanus, Gr. ?, fr. ? broad; so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form. See {Place}, and cf. {Platane}, {Plantain} the tree.] (Bot.) Any tree of the genus {Platanus}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buttonwood — vakarinis platanas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Plataninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Platanus occidentalis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Platanus occidentalis angl. American plane tree; American… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • buttonwood — paprastasis sagotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kliedminių šeimos dažinis, medieninis augalas (Conocarpus erectus), paplitęs atogrąžose. atitikmenys: lot. Conocarpus erectus angl. button mangrove; buttonwood šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Buttonwood Keys — Buttonwood Keys (en) Géographie Pays   …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Buttonwood Reserve Condominiums — (Governorʼs Harbour,Багамcкие острова) Категория отеля: Адрес: Quee …   Каталог отелей

  • Buttonwood Bay RV Resort — (sebring,США) Категория отеля: Адрес: 10001 U.S. 27 South, sebring, FL 338 …   Каталог отелей

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo — Infobox zoo zoo name=Buttonwood Park Zoo image caption=The entrance to the Buttonwood Park Zoo date opened=1894 location=New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA members=AZ num species=200 website=http://www.bpzoo.org/The Buttonwood Park Zoo, located in… …   Wikipedia

  • Buttonwood Agreement — The Buttonwood Agreement, which took place on May 17, 1792, started the New York Stock Exchange Board (now called the NYSE, which is short for New York Stock Exchange). This agreement was signed by twenty four stock brokers outside of 68 Wall… …   Wikipedia

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