- 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.
Origin of hoptree
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Hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata) is another member of the family.American Forest Trees
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