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leatherwood


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leatherwood  \Leath"er*wood`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  small  branching  shrub  ({Dirca  palustris}),  with  a  white, 
  soft  wood,  and  a  tough,  leathery  bark,  common  in  damp  woods 
  in  the  Northern  United  States;  --  called  also  {moosewood}, 
  and  {wicopy}.  --Gray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leatherwood 
  n  1:  shrub  or  small  tree  of  southeastern  United  States  to  West 
  Indies  and  Brazil;  grown  for  the  slender  racemes  of 
  white  flowers  and  orange-crimson  foliage  [syn:  {cyrilla}, 
  {white  titi},  {Cyrilla  racemiflora}] 
  2:  deciduous  shrub  of  eastern  North  America  having  tough 
  flexible  branches  and  pliable  bark  and  small  yellow 
  flowers  [syn:  {moosewood},  {wicopy},  {ropebark},  {Dirca 
  palustris}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Leatherwood,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  41756 




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