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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. common shade tree of eastern and central United States;
[syn: box elder, ash-leaved maple, Acer negundo]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Box \Box\ (b[o^]ks), n. [As. box, L. buxus, fr. Gr. ?. See Box a case.] (Bot.) A tree or shrub, flourishing in different parts of the world. The common box (Buxus sempervirens) has two varieties, one of which, the dwarf box (Buxus suffruticosa), is much used for borders in gardens. The wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the arts, as by turners, engravers, mathematical instrument makers, etc. [1913 Webster] Box elder, the ash-leaved maple (Negundo aceroides), of North America. Box holly, the butcher's broom (Russus aculeatus). Box thorn, a shrub (Lycium barbarum). Box tree, the tree variety of the common box. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Elder \El"der\, n. [OE. ellern, eller, AS. ellen, cf. LG. elloorn; perh. akin to OHG. holantar, holuntar, G. holunder; or perh. to E. alder, n.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs (Sambucus) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red berries. [1913 Webster] Note: The common North American species is Sambucus Canadensis; the common European species (S. nigra) forms a small tree. The red-berried elder is S. pubens. The berries are diaphoretic and aperient. The European elder (Sambucus nigra) is also called the elderberry, bourtree, Old World elder, black elder, and common elder. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] Box elder. See under 1st Box. Dwarf elder. See Danewort. Elder tree. (Bot.) Same as Elder. --Shak. Marsh elder, the cranberry tree Viburnum Opulus). [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

box elder n 1: common shade tree of eastern and central United States [syn: box elder, ash-leaved maple, Acer negundo]
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Box Elder -- U.S. County in Utah Population (2000): 42745 Housing Units (2000): 14209 Land area (2000): 5723.343217 sq. miles (14823.390253 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1005.688982 sq. miles (2604.722395 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6729.032199 sq. miles (17428.112648 sq. km) Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 41.595787 N, 112.480319 W Headwords: Box Elder Box Elder, UT Box Elder County Box Elder County, UT
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Box Elder, MT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana Population (2000): 794 Housing Units (2000): 190 Land area (2000): 5.748032 sq. miles (14.887334 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.748032 sq. miles (14.887334 sq. km) FIPS code: 08725 Located within: Montana (MT), FIPS 30 Location: 48.307210 N, 110.002873 W ZIP Codes (1990): 59521 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Box Elder, MT Box Elder
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Box Elder, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 2841 Housing Units (2000): 1072 Land area (2000): 5.802230 sq. miles (15.027706 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.003620 sq. miles (0.009375 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.805850 sq. miles (15.037081 sq. km) FIPS code: 06620 Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46 Location: 44.115349 N, 103.081997 W ZIP Codes (1990): 57719 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Box Elder, SD Box Elder