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hoptree

[ hop-tree ]
/ ˈhɒpˌtri /
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noun
any of several North American shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Ptelea, of the citrus family, especially P. trifoliata, having trifoliate leaves and roundish, waferlike fruit.
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Origin of hoptree

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; hop2 + tree
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