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Origin of catalpa
Examples from the Web for catalpa
Windbreaks are essential, and I would make them of cottonwood, box-elder or catalpa planted in rows on the north side.
Windbreaks are essential; would make them of red cedar, ash, or catalpa, by planting eight by eight feet in rows.
At daylight on the following morning she came up with the Catalpa again, and fired a round shot across her bows.The Life Story of an Old Rebel|John Denvir
Her head's at Catalpa's crupper—now her saddle-bow, but she can't gain another inch!Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2|John Wilson Townsend
It must be admitted, however, that in spite of extensive plantings, the railroad tie problem has not yet been solved by catalpa.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
Word Origin for catalpa
c.1740, from an American Indian language of the Carolinas, perhaps Creek (Muskogean) /katalpa/, literally "head-wing."