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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

    a sour water-soluble compound with a pH of less than 7
  9. adjective

    the word class that qualifies nouns
  10. aged

    having attained a specific age;
  11. ague

    chills and fever that are symptomatic 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 crustacean 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 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
  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

    a young male cow
  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 (usually of cloth) that shelters an area
  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

    a small red or black berry used in 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
  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

    a spore-producing organism that lacks chlorophyll
  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 or state of being formed into small hard particles
  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 fat 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 firm unsalted biscuit or bread
  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

    branching biennial herb with large leaves and white flowers
  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 inflexible 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

    a fastening formed by looping and tying a cord or rope
  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 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

    a reddish-brown wood commonly used to make furniture
  885. maiden

    an unmarried woman or girl
  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

    having a rough, grainy texture or consistency
  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

    relating to or concerning 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
  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 soft sound characteristic 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

    small, hard part of a plant from which a new plant can grow
  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

    a tall evergreen tree that produces cones
  1109. spur

    a 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
Created on January 11, 2010