cottonwood cottonwood  /ˈkɑ tən ˌwʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of several North American trees of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
  2. (n) American basswood of the Allegheny region

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. On an island below the Falls, on a high cottonwood tree, he saw a lone eagle's nest.
  2. He began running sheep along cottonwood-shaded Badwater Creek and in the high mountain meadows beyond.
  3. Today those same sandbars have developed into large islands overgrown with brush and cottonwood trees.

News

  1. UPDATE: Duenas trial starts July 9

    A Cottonwood man accused of murdering his wife will begin standing trial July 9 in Shasta County Superior Court.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Record Searchlight

  2. Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail section to open

    The final phase of the Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail is nearly complete, and city officials have planned a ribbon-cutting...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Deseret News

  3. Cottonwood festival a family outing, more

    Grand Island artist Nancy Fairbanks has a slight interest in how this year's Cottonwood Prairie Festival in Hastings goes off. After all, she was partly responsible for making it happen.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

Quotes

  1. "Everything was just solid," said Daly, who lost in a playoff to Vijay Singh three weeks ago at the Houston Open. "Hit my irons good, putted good, just hit a lot of fairways, too, which kind of helps. Over at Cottonwood you hit a lot of...
    on May 12, 2005 By: John Daly Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "We have a couple of 7-footers who are really untapped," Rhodes said, "like Eli Cottonwood, of course, who has moved up to WWE NXT, the Tuesday night show [10 pm Syfy] with the pros," Rhodes said. "Keep an eye on Alex Riley, the...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Dusty Rhodes Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "I thought the ID theft (legislation) would be an easy thing to come together on after the Cottonwood bus crash," said Seifert.
    on May 25, 2008 By: Marty Seifert Source: Worthington Daily Globe

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