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  1. aalii
    a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood
  2. abatis
    a line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy
  3. abstraction
    the process of formulating general concepts
  4. aby
    make amends for
  5. acacia
    any of various spiny trees or shrubs
  6. acaroid resin
    an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees
  7. accretion
    an increase by natural growth or addition
  8. acid
    any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste
  9. adjective
    the word class that qualifies nouns
  10. aged
    having attained a specific age;
  11. ague
    successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
  12. ailanthus
    any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
  13. akee
    widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
  14. albizzia
    any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia
  15. alder
    north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
  16. alder buckthorn
    small tree common in Europe
  17. algarroba
    mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing
  18. algarrobilla
    mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing
  19. alley
    a narrow street with walls on both sides
  20. alligator
    an amphibious reptile related to crocodiles
  21. allspice
    aromatic West Indian tree that produces berries
  22. almond
    small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa
  23. alpine
    relating to or characteristic of high mountains
  24. alpine ash
    tall timber tree with hard heavy pinkish or light brown wood
  25. amboina pine
    native to the Moluccas and Philippines
  26. amboyna
    tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
  27. anaconda
    large arboreal boa of tropical South America
  28. anchor
    a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
  29. anchovy
    small herring-like fish often canned whole or as paste
  30. anchovy pear
    West Indian tree bearing edible fruit resembling mango
  31. angelica
    any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels
  32. angelim
    any of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira
  33. angelique
    any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels
  34. angiopteris
    highly variable species of very large primitive ferns of the Pacific tropical areas with high rainfall
  35. angostura
    the bitter bark of a South American tree
  36. angostura bark
    the bitter bark of a South American tree
  37. anise
    a herb cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and oil
  38. ant
    social insect living in organized colonies
  39. aphid
    any of various small plant-sucking insects
  40. apple
    a tree widely cultivated for its firm rounded edible fruits
  41. apple canker
    a disease of apple trees
  42. apple nut
    nutlike seed of a South American palm
  43. apple tree
    any tree of the genus Malus especially those bearing firm rounded edible fruits
  44. applewood
    wood of any of various apple trees of the genus Malus
  45. apricot
    downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach
  46. aralia
    any of various plants of the genus Aralia
  47. arariba
    Brazilian tree with handsomely marked wood
  48. araucaria
    any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds
  49. arbor
    a framework that supports climbing plants
  50. arboreal
    of or relating to or formed by trees
  51. arboreous
    resembling a tree in form and branching structure
  52. arborescent
    resembling a tree in form and branching structure
  53. arboresque
    resembling a tree in form and branching structure
  54. arboretum
    a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated
  55. arboriculture
    the cultivation of tree for the production of timber
  56. arboriform
    resembling a tree in form and branching structure
  57. arborist
    a specialist in treating damaged trees
  58. arborous
    of or relating to or formed by trees
  59. arborvitae
    any of several Asian and North American conifers of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis
  60. arbutus
    any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America
  61. armor
    protective covering made of metal and used in combat
  62. aroma
    any property detected by the sense of smell
  63. ash
    the residue that remains when something is burned
  64. aspen
    any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind
  65. assegai
    the slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa
  66. atlas
    a collection of maps in book form
  67. avaram
    evergreen Indian shrub with vivid yellow flowers whose bark is used in tanning; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
  68. avenue
    a wide street or thoroughfare
  69. avocado
    a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin
  70. azalea
    any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors
  71. balata
    a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber
  72. bald
    lacking hair on all or most of the scalp
  73. bald cypress
    common cypress of southeastern United States having trunk expanded at base; found in coastal swamps and flooding river bottoms
  74. ball
    an object with a spherical shape
  75. balm
    preparation applied externally as a remedy or for soothing
  76. balm of Gilead
    medium-sized fir of northeastern North America
  77. balm of gilead
    small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia
  78. balsa
    forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts
  79. balsam
    any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes
  80. balsam fir
    medium-sized fir of northeastern North America
  81. balsam of Peru
    dark brown syrupy balsam from the Peruvian balsam tree used especially in dressing wounds and treating certain skin diseases
  82. balsam of tolu
    aromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups
  83. balsam poplar
    poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
  84. balsam willow
    small shrubby tree of eastern North America having leaves exuding an odor of balsam when crushed
  85. bamboo
    woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems
  86. band
    an unofficial association of people or groups
  87. banksia
    any shrub or tree of the genus Banksia having alternate leathery leaves apetalous yellow flowers often in showy heads and conelike fruit with winged seeds
  88. banyan
    East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks
  89. baobab
    African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
  90. barber
    a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade
  91. barber chair
    a large fixed adjustable chair in which barbers seat their customers
  92. bark
    the sound made by a dog
  93. bark beetle
    small beetle that bores tunnels in the bark and wood of trees; related to weevils
  94. barnacle
    marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages
  95. barren
    completely wanting or lacking
  96. basal
    serving as or forming a bottom layer
  97. basin
    a bowl-shaped vessel used for holding food or liquids
  98. basswood
    any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
  99. bast
    (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
  100. bastard
    the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
  101. bastard lignum vitae
    small evergreen tree of the southern United States and West Indies a source of lignum vitae wood
  102. bat
    a club used for hitting a ball in various games
  103. bay
    an indentation of a shoreline smaller than a gulf
  104. bay laurel
    small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors
  105. bay leaf
    dried leaf of the bay laurel
  106. bayberry
    deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries
  107. bdellium
    aromatic gum resin; similar to myrrh
  108. bead
    a small ball with a hole through the middle
  109. bead tree
    small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots
  110. beak
    horny projecting mouth of a bird
  111. bean
    a leguminous plant grown for its edible seeds and pods
  112. bean caper
    perennial shrub of the eastern Mediterranean region and southwestern Asia having flowers whose buds are used as capers
  113. bean tree
    any of several trees having seedpods as fruits
  114. bean trefoil
    shrub with trifoliate leaves and yellow flowers followed by backward curving seed pods; leaves foetid when crushed
  115. beard
    the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
  116. beard lichen
    greenish grey pendulous lichen growing on trees
  117. bee
    a hairy-bodied insect including social and solitary species
  118. beech
    any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions
  119. beefsteak
    a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
  120. beefsteak fungus
    a popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States
  121. beefwood
    tree yielding hard heavy reddish wood
  122. beetle
    insect having biting mouthparts
  123. belt
    a band to tie or buckle around the body
  124. ben
    a mountain or tall hill
  125. bendy tree
    pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart-shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close-grained wood and oil from its seeds
  126. benzoin
    gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
  127. bergamot
    small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy
  128. berm
    a narrow ledge or shelf at the top or bottom of a slope
  129. berry
    a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
  130. biennial
    occurring every second year
  131. big-cone spruce
    douglas fir of California having cones 4-8 inches long
  132. big-tree plum
    small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
  133. bilimbi
    East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit
  134. billy
    male goat
  135. biota
    all the plant and animal life of a particular region
  136. birch
    any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
  137. bird
    warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate with feathers and wings
  138. bird cherry
    any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds
  139. bird-nest
    gather birdnests
  140. bishop pine
    two-needled or three-needled pinon mostly of northwestern California coast
  141. bitterweed
    widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States
  142. bitterwood
    medium to large tree of tropical North and South America having odd-pinnate leaves and long panicles of small pale yellow flowers followed by scarlet fruits
  143. black
    being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness
  144. black beech
    New Zealand forest tree
  145. black cherry
    large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit
  146. black cottonwood
    North American poplar with large rounded scalloped leaves and brownish bark and wood
  147. black cypress pine
    Australian tree with small flattened scales as leaves and numerous dark brown seed; valued for its timber and resin
  148. black gum
    columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall
  149. black haw
    upright deciduous shrub having frosted dark-blue fruit
  150. black hickory
    smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut
  151. black knot
    disease of plum and cherry trees characterized by black excrescences on the branches
  152. black maire
    northern Zealand tree having dense hard light-brown wood
  153. black oak
    medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
  154. black olive
    olives picked ripe and cured in brine then dried or pickled or preserved canned or in oil
  155. black pine
    tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine
  156. black sally
    a small mallee with rough dark-colored bark toward the butt
  157. black tree fern
    a showy tree fern of New Zealand and Australia having a crown of pinnated fronds with whitish undersides
  158. black walnut
    North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nut
  159. black willow
    North American shrubby willow having dark bark and linear leaves growing close to streams and lakes
  160. blackthorn
    a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
  161. blackwood
    any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood
  162. blast
    a sudden very loud noise
  163. blaze
    a strong flame that burns brightly
  164. blazer
    lightweight single-breasted jacket
  165. bleed
    lose blood from one's body
  166. blight
    any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
  167. blind
    unable to see
  168. blister
    an elevation of the skin filled with fluid
  169. blolly
    evergreen climbing shrub of southern Florida and West Indies grown for its racemes of fragrant white to creamy flowers followed by globose white succulent berries
  170. blossom
    a flower or cluster of flowers on a plant
  171. blotch
    an irregularly shaped spot
  172. blue
    of the color intermediate between green and violet
  173. blue elder
    shrub or small tree of western United States having white flowers and blue berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
  174. blue gum
    tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish
  175. blueberry
    any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
  176. bluff
    a high steep bank
  177. blush
    become rosy or reddish
  178. bog
    wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation
  179. bole
    the main stem of a tree
  180. bolo
    a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
  181. bonduc
    tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries
  182. bongo
    a small drum; played with the hands
  183. bonsai
    a dwarfed ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot
  184. boom
    a deep prolonged loud noise
  185. boot
    footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  186. borer
    a drill for penetrating rock
  187. botany
    the branch of biology that studies plants
  188. bottle tree
    an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
  189. bottlebrush
    a cylindrical brush on a thin shaft that is used to clean bottles
  190. bottom rot
    fungous disease of lettuce that first rots lower leaves and spreads upward
  191. bough
    any of the larger branches of a tree
  192. boulevard
    a wide street or thoroughfare
  193. bower
    a framework that supports climbing plants
  194. box
    a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
  195. box elder
    common shade tree of eastern and central United States
  196. boxer
    someone who fights with his fists for sport
  197. boxwood
    evergreen shrubs or small trees
  198. bracelet
    jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
  199. bracelet wood
    small West Indian shrub or tree with hard glossy seeds patterned yellow and brown that are used to make bracelets
  200. bracket
    a punctuation mark used to enclose textual material
  201. bracket fungus
    a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures
  202. bract
    a modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
  203. branch
    a division of a stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  204. brash
    offensively bold
  205. brazil
    three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
  206. brazil nut
    tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
  207. brazilwood
    tropical tree with prickly trunk
  208. breadfruit
    native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
  209. breakax
    West Indian timber tree having very hard wood
  210. broad
    having great extent from one side to the other
  211. broad-leaved
    having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves
  212. broadleaf
    having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves
  213. broom
    a cleaning implement for sweeping
  214. brown
    of a color similar to that of wood or earth
  215. brown creeper
    a common creeper in North America with a down-curved bill
  216. brown oak
    large tree of Australasia
  217. brown pine
    large Australian tree with straight-grained yellow wood that turns brown on exposure
  218. brown soft scale
    pest on citrus trees
  219. brown-tail moth
    small brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees
  220. browse
    feed as in a meadow or pasture
  221. brush
    an implement that has hairs or bristles set into a handle
  222. brush fire
    an uncontrolled fire that consumes brush and shrubs and bushes
  223. brushwood
    a dense growth of bushes
  224. buck
    mature male of certain mammals, especially deer or antelope
  225. buckeye
    tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
  226. buckskin
    a soft yellowish suede leather originally from deerskin but now usually from sheepskin
  227. buckthorn
    a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus
  228. bud
    a partially opened flower
  229. buddleia
    tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow flowers
  230. buff
    a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen
  231. buffalo
    a ruminant mammal resembling an ox
  232. bull
    uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  233. bullet
    a projectile that is fired from a gun
  234. bullock
    young bull
  235. bully
    discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner
  236. bully tree
    a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber
  237. bunji-bunji
    Australian timber tree whose bark yields a poison
  238. bunya bunya
    Australian conifer bearing two-inch seeds tasting like roasted chestnuts; among the aborigines the tree is hereditary property protected by law
  239. burl
    a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree
  240. burr
    seed vessel having hooks or prickles
  241. bush
    a woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
  242. bush willow
    small South African tree having creamy yellow fragrant flowers usually growing on stream banks
  243. bushman
    a dweller in the Australian bush country
  244. butea gum
    dried juice of the dhak tree; used as an astringent
  245. butt
    the small unused part of something
  246. butter
    a solid yellow food made from cream
  247. butterfly
    insect typically having a slender body and colorful wings
  248. butternut
    North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye
  249. button
    a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats
  250. button mangrove
    evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
  251. button tree
    evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
  252. buttress
    a support usually of stone or brick
  253. cabbage
    a vegetable grown for its edible leaves or flowers
  254. cabbage palm
    low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds
  255. cabbage tree
    Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young
  256. caber
    a heavy wooden pole that is tossed as a test of strength
  257. cacao
    tropical American tree producing cacao beans
  258. caimitillo
    tropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit
  259. calaba
    West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice
  260. calabash
    Old World climbing plant with bottle-shaped gourds as fruits
  261. calabur tree
    a fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves
  262. calamus
    any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus
  263. calico
    coarse cloth with a bright print
  264. caliper
    an instrument for measuring the distance between two points
  265. calliandra
    any of various shrubs and small trees valued for their fine foliage and attractive spreading habit and clustered white to deep pink or red flowers
  266. calyx
    (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
  267. camachile
    common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum
  268. camellia
    any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers
  269. camphor
    a resin obtained from the camphor tree
  270. camphor oil
    oil distilled from camphor resin
  271. camphor tree
    large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor
  272. camwood
    small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye
  273. canafistula
    deciduous or semi-evergreen tree having scented sepia to yellow flowers in drooping racemes and pods whose pulp is used medicinally; tropical Asia and Central and South America and Australia
  274. canary
    any of several small Old World finches
  275. candelabrum
    branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights
  276. candle
    stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  277. candlenut
    large tree native to southeastern Asia
  278. candlewood
    any of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light
  279. cane
    a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane
  280. canella
    highly aromatic inner bark of the Canella winterana used as a condiment and a tonic
  281. canistel
    tropical tree of Florida and West Indies yielding edible fruit
  282. canker
    an ulcerlike sore
  283. cankerworm
    green caterpillar of a geometrid moth
  284. cannonball
    a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
  285. canopy
    a covering that shelters an area from the weather
  286. cape
    a strip of land projecting into a body of water
  287. caper
    a playful leap or hop
  288. capulin
    Mexican black cherry tree having edible fruit
  289. caragana
    any plant of the genus Caragana having even-pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod
  290. carambola
    East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
  291. carob
    evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods
  292. cascara
    dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative
  293. cashew
    a kidney-shaped nut
  294. cassia
    any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods
  295. casuarina
    any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood
  296. catalpa
    tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods
  297. catechu
    East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu
  298. catena
    a chain of connected objects, passages, or ideas
  299. caterpillar
    a wormlike and often hairy larva of a moth or butterfly
  300. caudex
    persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
  301. cecropia
    North American silkworm moth
  302. cecropia moth
    North American silkworm moth
  303. cedar
    any cedar of the genus Cedrus
  304. cedar of Lebanon
    cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and height
  305. ceibo
    small South American spiny tree with dark crimson and scarlet flowers solitary or clustered
  306. celery
    widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
  307. celery-topped pine
    medium tall celery pine of Tasmania
  308. chalk
    a soft whitish calcite
  309. chameleon
    lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color
  310. chameleon tree frog
    a form of tree toad
  311. chanar
    thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries
  312. chandelier
    an ornate branched lighting fixture
  313. chaparral
    dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
  314. chaste
    abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse
  315. chaulmoogra
    East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy
  316. chaulmoogra oil
    an oil from chaulmoogra trees
  317. checker
    an attendant who checks coats or baggage
  318. chemical
    produced by reactions involving atomic or molecular changes
  319. cherimoya
    small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit
  320. cherry
    any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
  321. cherry-tree gum
    exudation from trees of the Prunus genus
  322. chestnut
    any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
  323. chickasaw plum
    small native American shrubby tree bearing small edible yellow to reddish fruit
  324. chicle
    gum-like substance from the sapodilla
  325. chicot
    handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute
  326. china
    high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  327. chinaberry
    evergreen of tropical America having pulpy fruit containing saponin which was used as soap by Native Americans
  328. chinquapin
    small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
  329. chip
    a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
  330. chipmunk
    a burrowing ground squirrel of western America and Asia
  331. chipper
    having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
  332. chittamwood
    shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke
  333. chop
    cut with a hacking tool
  334. chopper
    an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
  335. cider
    a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
  336. cider gum
    small to medium-sized tree of Tasmania
  337. cigar
    a roll of tobacco for smoking
  338. cinchona
    any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
  339. cinnamon
    tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark
  340. citron
    thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
  341. citronwood
    wood of a citron tree
  342. citrus
    a tropical tree cultivated for its juicy edible fruits
  343. clammy
    unpleasantly cool and humid
  344. cleaning
    the act of making something clean
  345. clear
    readily apparent to the mind
  346. clear-cut
    clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
  347. clearance
    vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
  348. clearing
    a treeless tract of land in the middle of a wooded area
  349. cleave
    separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
  350. climb
    go up or advance
  351. climber
    someone who ascends on foot
  352. climbing
    an event that involves rising to a higher point
  353. climbing hempweed
    herb of tropical America having vanilla-scented flowers
  354. climbing iron
    an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
  355. climbing perch
    a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land
  356. clog
    any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
  357. cloth
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  358. clove
    moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
  359. clusia
    an aromatic tree of the genus Clusia having large white or yellow or pink flowers
  360. cluster
    a grouping of a number of similar things
  361. cockspur
    widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
  362. coco
    tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits
  363. coco plum
    small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
  364. cocoa
    powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed
  365. cocobolo
    a valuable timber tree of tropical South America
  366. coconut
    large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk
  367. cocuswood
    wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets
  368. coffee
    a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
  369. coffee bean
    a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
  370. coffee tree
    any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
  371. cola
    carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts
  372. colon
    the part of the large intestine between the cecum and rectum
  373. colonial
    relating to a body of people who settle far from home
  374. colonnade
    structure consisting of a row of evenly spaced columns
  375. combretum
    any of numerous shrubs or small trees of the genus Combretum having spikes of small flowers
  376. common juniper
    densely branching shrub or small tree having pungent blue berries used to flavor gin; widespread in northern hemisphere; only conifer on coasts of Iceland and Greenland
  377. conacaste
    tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber
  378. cone
    a shape with a circular base and sides tapering to a point
  379. congo
    black tea grown in China
  380. congo copal
    copal found usually as a fossil
  381. coniferous
    of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves
  382. conk
    hit, especially on the head
  383. conservancy
    the official conservation of trees and soil and rivers etc.
  384. constriction
    a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
  385. copaiba
    an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments
  386. copal
    a brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes
  387. coppice
    a dense growth of bushes
  388. coral
    a very small ocean creature that often forms reefs
  389. coral bean
    shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans
  390. coral tree
    any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental
  391. cordage
    the ropes in the rigging of a ship
  392. cork
    outer bark of the cork oak
  393. cork tree
    deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark
  394. corkwood
    very small deciduous dioecious tree or shrub of damp habitats in southeastern United States having extremely light wood
  395. cornelian
    a translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony
  396. cornelian cherry
    deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit
  397. corner
    the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
  398. cornu
    (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape
  399. coronilla
    any of various plants of the genus Coronilla having purple or pink or yellow flowers in long axillary heads or umbels
  400. costumer
    someone who designs or supplies costumes
  401. cotton
    erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
  402. cottonwood
    any of several North American trees of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
  403. cottony
    resembling cotton; as soft as cotton
  404. cotyledon
    embryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants
  405. courbaril
    West Indian locust tree having pinnate leaves and panicles of large white or purplish flowers; yields very hard tough wood
  406. cow
    female of domestic cattle
  407. crab
    decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  408. crab apple
    any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
  409. crack
    a narrow opening
  410. cramp
    a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
  411. cranberry
    any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
  412. cranberry bush
    deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries
  413. crazy
    affected with madness or insanity
  414. cream
    the part of milk containing the butterfat
  415. cream-of-tartar tree
    Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
  416. creeper
    a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
  417. cricket
    leaping insect with long antennae
  418. cricket frog
    either of two frogs with a clicking call
  419. cricket-bat willow
    Eurasian willow tree having greyish leaves and ascending branches
  420. crimson
    a deep and vivid red color
  421. crop
    a cultivated plant that is grown commercially
  422. crossbill
    finch with a bill whose tips cross when closed
  423. crotch
    the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
  424. croton
    grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage
  425. croton oil
    viscid acrid brownish-yellow oil from the seeds of Croton tiglium having a violent cathartic action
  426. crow
    a black bird having a raucous call
  427. crown
    an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
  428. crybaby
    a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
  429. crybaby tree
    small South American spiny tree with dark crimson and scarlet flowers solitary or clustered
  430. cucumber
    a melon vine of the genus Cucumis
  431. cucumber tree
    American deciduous magnolia having large leaves and fruit like a small cucumber
  432. cup
    a small open container usually used for drinking
  433. currant
    any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
  434. custard
    sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
  435. custard apple
    any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
  436. cut
    separate with or as if with an instrument
  437. cutting
    the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
  438. cutworm
    North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground
  439. cypress
    any of numerous evergreen conifers of the genus Cupressus of north temperate regions having dark scalelike leaves and rounded cones
  440. cypress pine
    any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of Australia and northern New Caledonia
  441. cyrilla
    shrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazil; grown for the slender racemes of white flowers and orange and crimson foliage
  442. dagame
    source of a tough elastic wood
  443. dammar
    any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
  444. dammar pine
    any of various trees of the genus Agathis
  445. damson
    dark purple plum of the damson tree
  446. date
    the specified day of the month
  447. deaden
    make less lively, intense, or vigorous
  448. deadening
    the act of making something futile and useless
  449. deadwood
    a branch or a part of a tree that is dead
  450. deforest
    remove the trees from
  451. dehorn
    take the horns off (an animal)
  452. delayed
    not as far along as normal in development
  453. dell
    a small wooded hollow
  454. dendrite
    short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron
  455. dendritic
    (neuroscience) of or relating to or resembling a dendrite
  456. dendroid
    resembling a tree in form and branching structure
  457. density
    the amount per unit size
  458. denudation
    the removal of covering
  459. desert
    leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
  460. desert willow
    evergreen shrubby tree resembling a willow of dry regions of southwestern North America having showy purplish flowers and long seed pods
  461. devil
    an evil supernatural being
  462. devilwood
    small tree of southern United States having panicles of dull white flowers followed by dark purple fruits
  463. dhak
    East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye
  464. dhawa
    an Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum
  465. diameter
    the length of a straight line through the center of a circle
  466. diamond
    very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
  467. dicky
    a man's detachable insert to simulate the front of a shirt
  468. dillenia
    any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Dillenia grown for their foliage and nodding flowers resembling magnolias which are followed by fruit that is used in curries and jellies and preserves
  469. dip
    immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
  470. dipper
    a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
  471. disease
    an impairment of health
  472. dita
    evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
  473. dive
    a headlong plunge into water
  474. divi-divi
    small thornless tree or shrub of tropical America whose seed pods are a source of tannin
  475. dog
    a canine domesticated by man since prehistoric times
  476. dogwood
    a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
  477. dombeya
    any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Dombeya grown for their rounded clusters of exquisite often sweet-scented flowers usually hanging beneath the leaves
  478. dominant
    most frequent or common
  479. doom
    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
  480. dormant
    inactive but capable of becoming active
  481. dormouse
    small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather
  482. dotard
    someone whose age has impaired his or her intellect
  483. douglas fir
    tall evergreen timber tree of western North America having resinous wood and short needles
  484. dove
    any of numerous small pigeons
  485. dracaena
    an agave that is often cultivated for its decorative foliage
  486. dragon
    a mythological creature with a reptilian body and wings
  487. dragon tree
    tall tree of the Canary Islands; source of dragon's blood
  488. dresser
    furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
  489. driving
    the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
  490. driving iron
    (golf) the long iron with the most nearly vertical face
  491. drumstick
    a stick used for playing a drum
  492. drumstick tree
    deciduous or semi-evergreen tree having scented sepia to yellow flowers in drooping racemes and pods whose pulp is used medicinally; tropical Asia and Central and South America and Australia
  493. duck
    small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  494. dundathu pine
    Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer
  495. durian
    tree of southeast Asia having fruit with a hard spiny rind
  496. dwarf
    a person who is markedly small
  497. dwarf oak
    deciduous shrubby tree of northeastern and central United States having a sweet edible nut and often forming dense thickets
  498. dyer
    someone whose job is to dye cloth
  499. east
    the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
  500. east African cedar
    tropical African timber tree with fragrant wood
  501. eastern
    lying toward or situated in the east
  502. eastern hemlock
    common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada
  503. ebony
    hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork
  504. eggar
    moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults
  505. elder
    a person of more advanced age
  506. elderberry
    a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
  507. elemi
    fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense
  508. elephant
    five-toed pachyderm
  509. elephant tree
    small tree or shrub of the southwestern United States having a spicy odor and odd-pinnate leaves and small clusters of white flowers
  510. elfin
    small and delicate
  511. elk
    large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
  512. elkwood
    small deciduous tree of eastern North America having creamy white flowers and large leaves in formations like umbrellas at the ends of branches
  513. elm
    any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees
  514. emergent
    coming into existence
  515. emu
    large Australian flightless bird similar to the ostrich but smaller
  516. encased
    covered or protected with or as if with a case
  517. enfilade
    gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation
  518. engraver
    a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
  519. epaulette
    an ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder
  520. epiphyte
    plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
  521. erythrina
    any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental
  522. espalier
    a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
  523. eucalypt
    a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
  524. eucalyptus
    a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
  525. eucalyptus gum
    reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis
  526. evergreen
    a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year
  527. evergreen beech
    any of various beeches of the southern hemisphere having small usually evergreen leaves
  528. exostosis
    a benign outgrowth from a bone
  529. factor
    anything that contributes causally to a result
  530. fagot
    offensive term for an openly homosexual man
  531. fall
    descend freely under the influence of gravity
  532. fall cankerworm
    green or brown white-striped looper
  533. fall webworm
    a variety of webworm
  534. faller
    a person who falls
  535. false
    not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
  536. false buckthorn
    deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexico
  537. fan
    a device for creating a current of air by movement
  538. farkleberry
    shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berries
  539. feather
    a light growth that makes up the covering of a bird's body
  540. feijoa
    South American shrub having edible greenish plumlike fruit
  541. fell
    cause to go down by or as if by delivering a blow
  542. felt fungus
    fungus that frequently encircles twigs and branches of various trees especially citrus trees in southern United States
  543. fence
    a barrier that serves to enclose an area
  544. fern
    a flowerless, seedless plant with fronds that uncurl upward
  545. fever
    an abnormal rise in the temperature of the body
  546. fever tree
    any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever
  547. fiddle
    bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
  548. fig
    Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
  549. fig leaf
    a leaf from a fig tree
  550. filbert
    small nut-bearing tree much grown in Europe
  551. filler
    anything added to fill out a whole
  552. fir
    any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies
  553. fire
    the process of combustion of inflammable materials
  554. fire bush
    evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant
  555. fire thorn
    any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries
  556. fire tree
    a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses
  557. fistula
    an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
  558. fitter
    someone who fits a garment to a particular person
  559. flaky
    made of or easily forming small fragments
  560. flame tree
    showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar
  561. flindosa
    tall Australian timber tree yielding tough hard wood used for staves etc
  562. flood
    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto land
  563. flooded
    covered with water
  564. flooded gum
    any of several Australian gum trees growing on moist or alluvial soil
  565. floss
    a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
  566. flour
    fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
  567. flourish
    grow vigorously
  568. flower
    reproductive organ of plants especially if showy or colorful
  569. flowering
    the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
  570. flowering almond
    deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
  571. flowering ash
    southern Mediterranean ash having fragrant white flowers in dense panicles and yielding manna
  572. flowering cherry
    any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Prunus cultivated for their showy white or pink single or double blossoms
  573. fly
    travel through the air; be airborne
  574. flying
    an instance of traveling by air
  575. footed
    having feet
  576. forbidden
    excluded from use or mention
  577. forbidden fruit
    anything that is tempting but dangerous (as sexuality)
  578. forest
    a large, densely wooded area filled with trees and plants
  579. forest tent caterpillar
    larvae of a gregarious North American moth that spins a web resembling a carpet rather than a tent; serious defoliator of deciduous trees
  580. forestiera
    any plant of the genus Forestiera
  581. fossil
    the remains of a plant or animal from a past geological age
  582. framework
    the underlying structure
  583. frangipani
    any of various tropical American deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel-shaped variously colored flowers
  584. frankincense
    an aromatic gum resin formerly valued for worship
  585. franklin
    a landowner who was free but not of noble birth
  586. frijolillo
    shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans
  587. frill
    a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
  588. fringe
    an ornamental border of short lengths of hanging threads
  589. fringe bush
    small bushy tree of southeastern United States having profuse clusters of white flowers
  590. fringe tree
    any of various small decorative flowering trees or shrubs of the genus Chionanthus
  591. frog
    any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
  592. frost
    ice crystals forming a white deposit
  593. frosted
    (of glass) having a roughened coating resembling frost
  594. fruit
    the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  595. fruitwood
    wood of various fruit trees used especially in cabinetwork
  596. fumigator
    a device that generates a gas for the purpose of disinfecting or eradicating pests
  597. fungus
    an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
  598. gall
    a digestive juice secreted by the liver
  599. gamboge
    a gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative
  600. garden
    a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  601. gardenia
    any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Gardenia having large fragrant white or yellow flowers
  602. garlic
    bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized
  603. geebung
    any of numerous shrubs and small trees having hard narrow leaves and long-lasting yellow or white flowers followed by small edible but insipid fruits
  604. genip
    tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
  605. genipa
    any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rind
  606. genipap
    a succulent orange-sized tropical fruit with a thick rind
  607. gerund
    a noun formed from a verb
  608. ghatti
    an Indian gum from the dhawa tree
  609. ghatti gum
    an Indian gum from the dhawa tree
  610. giant
    any creature of exceptional size
  611. giant bamboo
    immense tropical southeast Asian bamboo with tough hollow culms that resemble tree trunks
  612. giant sequoia
    extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California; largest living organism
  613. gill
    organ allowing aquatic animals to obtain oxygen from water
  614. gimlet
    hand tool for boring holes
  615. gingerbread
    cake flavored with ginger
  616. ginkgo
    a deciduous Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves
  617. girdle
    a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
  618. glade
    a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
  619. gliricidia
    any of several small deciduous trees valued for their dark wood and dense racemes of nectar-rich pink flowers grown in great profusion on arching branches; roots and bark and leaves and seeds are poisonous
  620. gnarl
    make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
  621. gnetum
    small tropical tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets having broad glossy dark green leaves; exploited for its edible young leaves and seeds that provide a fine flour
  622. goat
    any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
  623. golden
    made from or covered with gold
  624. golden larch
    Chinese deciduous conifer resembling a larch with golden yellow leaves
  625. golden wattle
    shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental
  626. goldsmith
    an artisan who makes jewelry and other objects out of gold
  627. goncalo alves
    tall tropical American timber tree especially abundant in eastern Brazil; yields hard strong durable zebrawood with straight grain and dark strips on a pinkish to yellowish ground; widely used for veneer and furniture and heavy construction
  628. goose
    web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  629. gospel
    the written body of teachings accepted by a religious group
  630. gourd
    any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds
  631. gout
    a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
  632. gouty
    suffering from gout
  633. governor plum
    small shrubby tree of Madagascar cultivated in tropical regions as a hedge plant and for its deep red acid fruits resembling small plums
  634. gowen cypress
    small sometimes shrubby tree native to California
  635. graft
    tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient
  636. grafting
    the act of grafting something onto something else
  637. grain
    a cereal grass
  638. granadilla
    tropical American passionflower yielding the large granadilla fruit
  639. granadilla tree
    West Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony
  640. granadilla wood
    dark red hardwood derived from the cocobolo and used in making musical instruments e.g. clarinets
  641. granadillo
    West Indian tree yielding a fine grade of green ebony
  642. granddaddy
    the father of your father or mother
  643. grandfather
    the father of your father or mother
  644. granulation
    the act of forming something into granules or grains
  645. grape
    any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
  646. grapefruit
    citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
  647. grass
    narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns
  648. grass tree
    elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand
  649. gray
    of an achromatic color intermediate between white and black
  650. gray birch
    medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless wood; occurs often as a second-growth forest tree
  651. gray polypody
    fern growing on rocks or tree trunks and having fronds greyish and scurfy below; Americas and South Africa
  652. gray poplar
    large rapidly growing poplar with faintly lobed dentate leaves grey on the lower surface; native to Europe but introduced and naturalized elsewhere
  653. graybeard
    a man who is very old
  654. grease
    a thick fatty oil
  655. greasy
    containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
  656. green
    of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum
  657. grevillea
    any shrub or tree of the genus Grevillea
  658. grind
    reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
  659. ground
    the solid part of the earth's surface
  660. ground cover
    low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
  661. groundsel
    Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers
  662. groundsel bush
    a shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts
  663. grove
    a small growth of trees without underbrush
  664. grugru
    tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts
  665. guaiac
    hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum
  666. guaiacum
    hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum
  667. guama
    tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations
  668. guava
    small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
  669. guild
    a formal association of people with similar interests
  670. guinea
    a former British gold coin worth 21 shillings
  671. gum
    any of various substances that exude from certain plants
  672. gum arabic
    gum from an acacia tree; used as a thickener
  673. gum tree
    any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
  674. gumbo
    a soup or stew thickened with okra pods
  675. gumbo-limbo
    tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes
  676. gumming
    ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)
  677. gummosis
    disease of citrus trees caused by the fungus Phytophthora citrophthora
  678. gun
    a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity
  679. gutta-percha
    a whitish rubber derived from the coagulated milky latex of gutta-percha trees; used for insulation of electrical cables
  680. gypsy
    a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
  681. gypsy moth
    European moth introduced into North America
  682. hack
    chop or cut away
  683. hackberry
    any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
  684. hackmatack
    poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
  685. hall
    an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
  686. hamadryad
    the nymph or spirit of a particular tree
  687. hammer
    a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle
  688. hammock
    a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting
  689. hang
    cause to be hanging or suspended
  690. hang up
    cause to be hanging or suspended
  691. hang-up
    an unforeseen obstacle
  692. hanger
    anything from which something can be hung
  693. hardtack
    very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple
  694. hardwood
    the wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees
  695. harpullia
    any of various tree of the genus Harpullia
  696. harrow
    a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil
  697. hat
    headdress that protects the head from bad weather
  698. haw
    utter `haw'
  699. hawthorn
    a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
  700. hazel
    Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts
  701. headed
    having a head of a specified kind or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination
  702. header
    a machine that cuts the tops off grain
  703. heartrot
    any plant disease in which the central part of a plant rots
  704. heath
    a low evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae
  705. hedge
    a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
  706. hedge maple
    shrubby Eurasian maple often used as a hedge
  707. hedgerow
    a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
  708. hemlock
    large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous
  709. henna
    a reddish brown dye used especially on hair
  710. heron
    grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
  711. hew
    make or shape as with an axe
  712. hiba arborvitae
    slow-growing medium-large Japanese evergreen used as an ornamental
  713. hibiscus
    any plant of the genus Hibiscus
  714. hickory
    American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
  715. hidebound
    stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
  716. hill
    a local and well-defined elevation of the land
  717. hoe
    a tool with a flat blade attached to a long handle
  718. hog
    domestic swine
  719. hog plum
    tropical American tree having edible yellow fruit
  720. holdover
    something that has survived from the past
  721. holly
    any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
  722. honey
    a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  723. honey locust
    tall usually spiny North American tree having small greenish-white flowers in drooping racemes followed by long twisting seed pods; yields very hard durable reddish-brown wood; introduced to temperate Old World
  724. honey mushroom
    a honey-colored edible mushroom commonly associated with the roots of trees in late summer and fall; do not eat raw
  725. honeysuckle
    shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
  726. hop
    jump lightly
  727. hop hornbeam
    any of several trees resembling hornbeams with fruiting clusters resembling hops
  728. horizontal
    parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
  729. horn
    a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone
  730. hornbeam
    any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Carpinus
  731. horse chestnut
    tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
  732. horseflesh
    the flesh of horses as food
  733. horseradish
    coarse Eurasian plant cultivated for its thick white pungent root
  734. horsetail
    perennial rushlike flowerless herbs with jointed hollow stems and narrow toothlike leaves that spread by creeping rhizomes; tend to become weedy; common in northern hemisphere; some in Africa and South America
  735. houhere
    small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage
  736. huisache
    tropical American thorny shrub or small tree
  737. huon pine
    Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building; sometimes placed in genus Dacrydium
  738. hurricane
    a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds
  739. hydnocarpus oil
    oil from seeds of trees of the genus Hydnocarpus especially Hydnocarpus wightiana (Hydnocarpus laurifolia)
  740. hypsometer
    an altimeter that uses the boiling point of water to determine land elevation
  741. icicle
    ice resembling a pendent spear formed by dripping water
  742. idesia
    deciduous roundheaded Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries
  743. ilama
    tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit
  744. ilang-ilang
    evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental
  745. immortelle
    mostly widely cultivated species of everlasting flowers having usually purple flowers; southern Europe to Iran; naturalized elsewhere
  746. immovable
    not able or intended to be moved
  747. imperial
    relating to or associated with an empire
  748. imperial moth
    large American moth having yellow wings with purplish or brownish markings; larvae feed on e.g. maple and pine trees
  749. incense
    make furious
  750. incense cedar
    any of several attractive trees of southwestern South America and New Zealand and New Caledonia having glossy evergreen leaves and scented wood
  751. incense tree
    any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense
  752. incense wood
    fragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium
  753. index
    alphabetical listing of names and topics with page numbers
  754. indigo
    deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye
  755. inga
    any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals
  756. inoculate
    inject or treat with the germ of a disease to render immune
  757. intermediate
    lying between two extremes in time, space, or state
  758. intransitive
    designating a verb that does not require or cannot take a direct object
  759. intransitive verb
    a verb (or verb construction) that does not take an object
  760. ipecac
    a medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting
  761. iron
    a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element
  762. iron tree
    a small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape
  763. ironwood
    handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties
  764. ivory
    a hard smooth dentine of the tusks of elephants and walruses
  765. ivory tree
    tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea
  766. ivy
    Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits
  767. jaboticaba
    small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
  768. jacaranda
    an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black
  769. jack
    tool for exerting pressure or lifting
  770. jackfruit
    East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
  771. japan
    lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient
  772. java
    a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
  773. jessamine
    a climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant white or yellow or red flowers used in perfume and to flavor tea
  774. jiqui
    Cuban timber tree with hard wood very resistant to moisture
  775. joewood
    West Indian shrub or small tree having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood
  776. john
    a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  777. judas
    a one-way peephole in a door
  778. jujube
    spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
  779. jumby bean
    small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots
  780. juneberry
    edible purple or red berries
  781. juniper
    desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers
  782. kaffir
    important for human and animal food
  783. kaffir boom
    small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds
  784. kahikatea
    New Zealand evergreen valued for its light easily worked wood
  785. kalumpang
    large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food
  786. kapok
    massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber
  787. kapuka
    small New Zealand broadleaf evergreen tree often cultivated in warm regions as an ornamental
  788. karaya gum
    exudate of an Asian tree
  789. katsura tree
    rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan; grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green candy-scented foliage that becomes yellow to scarlet in autumn
  790. kauri
    tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
  791. kawaka
    New Zealand timber tree resembling the cypress
  792. kelp
    large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds
  793. ketembilla
    a small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasting like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India
  794. kiaat
    deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood
  795. kidney
    either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
  796. king orange
    large citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled; widely cultivated in Florida
  797. kingwood
    Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood
  798. kino
    East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning
  799. knocker
    a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)
  800. knot
    any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
  801. knothole
    a hole in a board where a knot came out
  802. kola
    tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine
  803. kola nut
    tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine
  804. konini
    erect deciduous shrub or tree to 10 feet with maroon flowers
  805. kowhai
    shrub or small tree of New Zealand and Chile having pendulous racemes of tubular golden-yellow flowers; yields a hard strong wood
  806. kumquat
    any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
  807. kurchee
    tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea
  808. kurrajong
    widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle
  809. lac
    resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects
  810. lacebark
    small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage
  811. lackey
    a servile or submissive follower
  812. lacquer
    a black resinous substance that is used as a natural varnish
  813. lacquer tree
    small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
  814. ladder
    steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs
  815. lance
    a long pointed rod used as a weapon
  816. lancewood
    source of most of the lancewood of commerce
  817. landmark
    a prominent or well-known object in a particular place
  818. lane
    a narrow way or road
  819. lanseh
    East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
  820. larch
    any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
  821. large
    above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude
  822. large-leaved
    having relatively large leaves
  823. large-leaved magnolia
    large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base
  824. large-toothed aspen
    aspen with a narrow crown; eastern North America
  825. laurel
    a small aromatic tree with shiny dark green leaves
  826. lead tree
    low scrubby tree of tropical and subtropical North America having white flowers tinged with yellow resembling mimosa and long flattened pods
  827. leaf
    a flat, usually green part of a plant attached to a stem
  828. leaf beetle
    brightly colored beetle that feeds on plant leaves
  829. leaf roller
    moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk
  830. leafhopper
    small leaping insect that sucks the juices of plants
  831. lean-to
    rough shelter whose roof has only one slope
  832. leatherjacket
    any of several brightly colored tropical filefishes
  833. leatherwood
    shrub or small tree of southeastern United States to West Indies and Brazil; grown for the slender racemes of white flowers and orange and crimson foliage
  834. leaved
    having leaves or leaves as specified
  835. legged
    having legs of a specified kind or number
  836. lemon
    yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
  837. lemonade
    sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
  838. lemonwood
    South African evergreen having hard tough wood
  839. leopard
    large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots
  840. lesser
    of smaller size or importance
  841. lichen
    a plant occurring in crusty patches on tree trunks or rocks
  842. lick
    pass the tongue over
  843. lightwood
    tall Australian acacia yielding highly valued black timber
  844. lignum
    woody tissue
  845. lignum vitae
    small evergreen tree of Caribbean and southern Central America to northern South America; a source of lignum vitae wood, hardest of commercial timbers, and a medicinal resin
  846. lilac
    any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
  847. limb
    one of the jointed appendages of an animal
  848. limber
    easily bent
  849. limbo
    in Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent souls
  850. lime
    the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
  851. linden
    any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
  852. liner
    a protective covering that protects an inside surface
  853. liquidambar
    any tree of the genus Liquidambar
  854. litchi
    Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
  855. live oak
    any of several American evergreen oaks
  856. llano
    an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain
  857. loblolly
    thick gruel
  858. lobster
    any of several edible marine crustaceans
  859. locust
    migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
  860. lodge
    a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
  861. log
    a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  862. logging
    the work of cutting down trees for timber
  863. logwood
    spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye
  864. lomatia
    any of various ornamental evergreens of the genus Lomatia having attractive fragrant flowers
  865. long-legged
    having long legs
  866. longan
    tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium
  867. longleaf pine
    large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree
  868. looking-glass plant
    small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath
  869. loom
    a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
  870. lop
    cut off from a whole
  871. loquat
    evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
  872. lotus
    native to eastern Asia
  873. lotus tree
    shrubby deciduous tree of the Mediterranean region
  874. lowland
    low level country
  875. lowland fir
    lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves
  876. lung
    either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
  877. macadamia
    any tree of the genus Macadamia
  878. macadamia nut
    small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers
  879. mace
    a ceremonial staff carried as a symbol of office
  880. macrozamia
    any treelike cycad of the genus Macrozamia having erect trunks and pinnate leaves and large cones with sometimes edible nuts; Australia
  881. madrona
    evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning
  882. magnolia
    any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia
  883. mahoe
    shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores
  884. mahogany
    wood of any of various mahogany trees
  885. maiden
    an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
  886. majagua
    shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores
  887. makomako
    graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity and are used for making wine
  888. mall
    mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
  889. mallet
    a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head
  890. mamey
    tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
  891. mammee
    tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
  892. mammoth
    extinct elephant widely distributed in the Pleistocene
  893. mandarin
    a high public official of imperial China
  894. mangle
    destroy or injure severely
  895. mango
    large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
  896. mangosteen
    East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
  897. mangrove
    a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
  898. manila
    a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
  899. manna
    food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
  900. maple
    any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
  901. marang
    Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
  902. marblewood
    large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood
  903. margosa
    large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies
  904. maria
    a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
  905. mark
    a distinguishing symbol
  906. marker
    a writing implement for making a mark
  907. marking
    a distinguishing symbol
  908. marlberry
    tropical American shrub or small tree with brown wood and dark berries
  909. marmalade
    a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
  910. marmalade tree
    tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
  911. marsupial
    a mammal the female of which has a pouch carrying the young
  912. marupa
    tree of the Amazon valley yielding a light brittle timber locally regarded as resistant to insect attack
  913. mast
    a vertical spar for supporting sails
  914. mastic
    an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin
  915. mastic tree
    an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin
  916. mayeng
    Indian tree having fragrant nocturnal white flowers and yielding a reddish wood used for planking; often grown as an ornamental or shade tree
  917. mealy
    containing meal or made of meal
  918. mealybug
    scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees
  919. measles
    a contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots
  920. medlar
    small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
  921. mescal
    a small spineless globe-shaped cactus
  922. mescal bean
    shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans
  923. mesquite
    any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
  924. metasequoia
    large fast-growing Chinese monoecious tree having flat bright-green deciduous leaves and small globular cones; commonly cultivated in United States as an ornamental; known as a fossil before being discovered in China
  925. milk
    a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  926. milker
    cattle that are reared for their milk
  927. millettia
    any of several tropical trees or shrubs yielding showy streaked dark reddish or chocolate-colored wood
  928. mimosa
    a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
  929. miner
    laborer who extracts ores and minerals
  930. miraculous
    peculiarly fortunate, as if by divine intervention
  931. miro
    New Zealand conifer used for lumber
  932. mistletoe
    Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
  933. mistletoe fig
    shrub or small tree often grown as a houseplant having foliage like mistletoe
  934. mite
    small arachnid infesting animals or plants or stored foods
  935. mixed
    consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
  936. mocha
    a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
  937. mock
    treat with contempt
  938. mock orange
    small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by Native Americans; frequently planted as boundary hedge
  939. mockernut
    smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut
  940. moldy
    covered with or smelling of a type of fungus
  941. molle
    small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits
  942. mombin
    common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit
  943. monkey
    any of various long-tailed primates
  944. monkey puzzle
    large Chilean evergreen conifer having intertwined branches and bearing edible nuts
  945. monkeypod
    large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle
  946. montane
    of or inhabiting mountainous regions
  947. monte
    a gambling card game of Spanish origin
  948. monument
    a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
  949. moot
    of no legal significance, as having been previously decided
  950. mop
    cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
  951. mop-headed
    (of trees) having a bushy top without a leader
  952. moss
    tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants
  953. moth
    typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
  954. mountain
    a land mass that projects well above its surroundings
  955. mountain alder
    small shrubby maple of eastern North America
  956. mountain ash
    any of various trees of the genus Sorbus
  957. mountain ebony
    small East Indian tree having orchid-like flowers and hard dark wood
  958. mountain maple
    small shrubby maple of eastern North America
  959. mountain pine
    tall pine of western North America with stout blue-green needles; bark is grey-brown with rectangular plates when mature
  960. mouse
    small rodent having a pointed snout and small ears
  961. msasa
    small shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers
  962. mulatto
    an offspring of a black and a white parent
  963. mulberry
    any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
  964. mushroom
    mushrooms and related fleshy fungi
  965. musk
    an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer
  966. muskat
    any of several cultivated grapevines that produce sweet white grapes
  967. muskwood
    musk-scented shrub or tree of southern and southeastern Australia having creamy-yellow flower heads
  968. mustard
    pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds
  969. myrobalan
    small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit
  970. myrrh
    aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
  971. myrtle
    any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus
  972. naboom
    small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra
  973. naked
    completely unclothed
  974. nakedwood
    any of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood
  975. nance
    offensive term for an openly homosexual man
  976. nankeen
    a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color
  977. native
    belonging to one by birth
  978. native beech
    tall Australian timber tree yielding tough hard wood used for staves etc
  979. native pear
    tree bearing pear-shaped fruit with a thick woody epicarp
  980. natural
    in accordance with the physical world
  981. natural resin
    a plant exudate
  982. naval
    connected with an organization of military vessels
  983. necklace
    jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
  984. necklace tree
    a tree of the genus Ormosia having seeds used as beads
  985. needle
    a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
  986. needle wood
    large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia
  987. needlebush
    shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia
  988. neem
    large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies
  989. nematode
    unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
  990. neolithic
    of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age
  991. nephritic
    of or relating to the kidneys
  992. nest
    a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  993. nettle
    plant having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation
  994. nettle tree
    any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
  995. new
    not of long duration
  996. nicker
    make a characteristic sound, of a horse
  997. nitta tree
    any of several Old World tropical trees of the genus Parkia having heads of red or yellow flowers followed by pods usually containing edible seeds and pulp
  998. node
    any thickened enlargement
  999. nominalism
    (philosophy) the doctrine that the various objects labeled by the same term have nothing in common but their name
  1000. norfolk island pine
    evergreen of Australia and Norfolk Island in the South Pacific
  1001. notch
    a small cut
  1002. noun
    a content word referring to a person, place, thing or action
  1003. nourish
    provide with sustenance
  1004. nozzle
    a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
  1005. nun
    a woman religious
  1006. nurse
    one skilled in caring for young children or the sick
  1007. nursery
    a child's room for a baby
  1008. nurseryman
    someone who takes care of a garden
  1009. nut
    usually large hard-shelled seed
  1010. nuthatch
    any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects
  1011. nutmeg
    East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
  1012. nux vomica
    a medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree
  1013. oak
    a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus
  1014. oak blight
    a black plant louse that lives on oaks and dogwoods
  1015. oak chestnut
    a tree of the genus Castanopsis
  1016. oaken
    consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree
  1017. oasis
    a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
  1018. obeche
    large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
  1019. off year
    a year in which productivity is low or inferior
  1020. oil
    a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  1021. old growth
    forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity
  1022. oleaster
    any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits
  1023. olive
    small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree
  1024. olive branch
    something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
  1025. ombu
    fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves
  1026. one-seed
    having a single seed
  1027. onion
    bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
  1028. opepe
    large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus
  1029. opossum
    nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
  1030. opossum wood
    medium-sized tree of West Virginia to Florida and Texas
  1031. orange
    any citrus tree bearing oranges
  1032. padauk
    tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
  1033. pagoda
    an Asian temple
  1034. pagoda tree
    tall sparingly branched conical tree having large fragrant yellow flowers with white centers
  1035. palm
    the inner surface of the hand
  1036. parasol
    a handheld collapsible source of shade
  1037. pathology
    the branch of medical science that studies diseases
  1038. peach
    downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
  1039. peach tree
    cultivated in temperate regions
  1040. pear
    Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit
  1041. pepper
    climber having dark red berries when fully ripe
  1042. pepper tree
    small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits
  1043. percent
    a proportion in relation to a whole
  1044. perch
    an elevated place serving as a seat
  1045. persimmon
    any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
  1046. pine
    a coniferous tree
  1047. pinon
    any of several low-growing pines of western North America
  1048. plant
    a living organism without the power to move
  1049. plum
    any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
  1050. pocket
    a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  1051. poison
    any substance that causes injury or illness or death
  1052. poison bush
    any of various Australian evergreen shrubs of the genus Gastrolobium having whorled compound leaves poisonous to livestock and showy yellow to deep reddish-orange flowers followed by two-seeded pods
  1053. pole
    a long rod of wood, metal, or plastic
  1054. polypody
    any of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium
  1055. poplar
    any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
  1056. pot
    metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  1057. pouch
    a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
  1058. pouched
    having a pouch
  1059. pouched mouse
    any of numerous small sharp-nosed insectivorous marsupials superficially resembling mice or rats
  1060. powder
    a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles
  1061. privet
    any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries; many used for hedges
  1062. prune
    cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  1063. pruning
    the act of trimming a plant
  1064. puzzle
    be uncertain about
  1065. quandong
    Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed
  1066. quince
    small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit
  1067. quotient
    the number obtained by division
  1068. rack
    a framework for holding objects
  1069. raisin
    dried grape
  1070. red gum
    red gum tree of Tasmania
  1071. resin
    a viscous substance obtained from plants or simple molecules
  1072. rib
    any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
  1073. rice
    annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses
  1074. rice weevil
    brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice
  1075. rigger
    someone who rigs ships
  1076. ripe
    fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
  1077. roller
    a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it
  1078. rootstock
    root or part of a root used for plant propagation
  1079. rosewood
    any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black
  1080. rosin
    any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
  1081. rot
    break down
  1082. rubber
    an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
  1083. rust
    a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
  1084. sally
    a military action in which besieged troops burst forth
  1085. sandalwood
    close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork
  1086. sapota
    tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
  1087. sassafras
    yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America
  1088. sawfly
    insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant
  1089. scab
    the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
  1090. scale
    an ordered reference standard
  1091. seed
    a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
  1092. sequoia
    either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
  1093. shear
    cut or cut through with scissors
  1094. shears
    large scissors with strong blades
  1095. shill
    a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
  1096. shilling
    a former monetary unit in Great Britain
  1097. shower
    a brief period of precipitation
  1098. silk
    animal fibers produced by larvae that spin cocoons
  1099. silk tree
    attractive domed or flat-topped Asiatic tree having bipinnate leaves and flowers with long silky stamens
  1100. snake
    limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
  1101. snowball
    snow pressed into a ball for throwing (playfully)
  1102. soap
    a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  1103. soft scale
    an insect active in all stages
  1104. sparrow
    a small dull-colored singing bird
  1105. spoon
    a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  1106. spot
    a point located with respect to surface features of some region
  1107. spray
    water in small drops in the atmosphere
  1108. spruce
    any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
  1109. spur
    a sharp prod on a rider's heel used to urge a horse onward
  1110. stain
    make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air
  1111. star anise
    small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used in food and medicinally as a carminative
  1112. stem
    cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
  1113. stick
    a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
  1114. stock
    a supply of something available for future use
  1115. stopper
    blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
  1116. strawberry
    any of various low perennial herbs with many runners and bearing white flowers followed by edible fruits having many small achenes scattered on the surface of an enlarged red pulpy berry
  1117. stripe
    a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
  1118. striped
    marked or decorated with stripes
  1119. sumac
    a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus
  1120. swamp
    low land that is seasonally flooded
  1121. sycamore
    any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
  1122. tallow
    a hard substance used for making soap and candles
  1123. tamarind
    long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp
  1124. tamarisk
    any shrub or small tree of the genus Tamarix having small scalelike or needle-shaped leaves and feathery racemes of small white or pinkish flowers; of mostly coastal areas with saline soil
  1125. tape
    a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
  1126. tartar
    an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
  1127. tea
    a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
  1128. teak
    tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood
  1129. tent
    a portable shelter
  1130. tent caterpillar
    the larvae of moths that build and live in communal silken webs in orchard and shade trees
  1131. thorn
    a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
  1132. thread
    a fine cord of twisted fibers used in sewing and weaving
  1133. tip
    the extreme end of something, especially something pointed
  1134. tolu
    aromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups
  1135. tolu balsam
    aromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups
  1136. toothed
    having teeth especially of a certain number or type
  1137. topped
    having a top of a specified character
  1138. transitive
    designating a verb that requires a direct object
  1139. transitive verb
    a verb that requires an object in order to be grammatical
  1140. tree
    a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  1141. tree creeper
    any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet
  1142. tree fern
    any of numerous usually tropical ferns having a thick woody stem or caudex and a crown of large fronds; found especially in Australia and New Zealand; chiefly of the families Cyatheaceae and Marattiaceae but some from Polypodiaceae
  1143. tree frog
    any of various Old World arboreal frogs distinguished from true frogs by adhesive suckers on the toes
  1144. treehopper
    small leaping insect that sucks juices of branches and twigs
  1145. trefoil
    a plant of the genus Trifolium
  1146. trumpet
    a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone
  1147. tung
    Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
  1148. tung oil
    a yellow oil obtained from the seeds of the tung tree
  1149. turpentine
    volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin
  1150. twig
    a small branch or division of a branch
  1151. umbrella
    a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
  1152. umbrella tree
    small deciduous tree of eastern North America having creamy white flowers and large leaves in formations like umbrellas at the ends of branches
  1153. varnish
    a coating that provides a hard, lustrous finish to a surface
  1154. varnish tree
    large tree native to southeastern Asia
  1155. veld
    elevated open grassland in southern Africa
  1156. veneer
    coating consisting of a thin layer of wood
  1157. verb
    a word denoting an action, occurrence, or state of existence
  1158. walnut
    any of various trees of the genus Juglans
  1159. ware
    articles of the same kind or material
  1160. wattle
    a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
  1161. wax
    substance solid at normal temperature and insoluble in water
  1162. webworm
    several gregarious moth larvae that spin webs over foliage on which they feed
  1163. wedge
    something solid that can be pushed between two things
  1164. weevil
    any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles
  1165. white oak
    any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
  1166. white pine
    any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine
  1167. whitebark pine
    small pine of western North America
  1168. willow
    any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
  1169. wilt
    become limp
  1170. witch
    a female sorcerer or magician
  1171. witch hazel
    any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Hamamelis
  1172. wood
    the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  1173. woodland
    land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  1174. woodpecker
    bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
  1175. yellowwood
    any of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract
  1176. yew
    evergreen tree or shrub having red cup-shaped berries

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