buttonwood

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  • noun

Synonyms for buttonwood

very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico

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Little herbaceous vegetation grew in sandy soil between the coconut palms and buttonwood trees other than seashore spiderlily (Hymenocallis littoralis).
23) Furthermore, the SEC was not created until 1934, nearly a century and a half after those brokers under the buttonwood tree established the New York Stock Exchange.
Wall Street's storied history dates to 1792, when 24 stockbrokers signed an agreement under a buttonwood tree (an address also known as 68 Wall Street).
since the first group of traders gathered under a buttonwood tree on Wall Street in 1792 (the New York Stock & Exchange Board was formed 25 years later).
Named after the buttonwood tree where 18th-century traders gathered on Wall Street and the financial-markets column that appears each week in The Economist, the 2010 Buttonwood Gathering will explore pressing economic and financial issues such as sovereign-debt risk, the rise of China, global regulatory changes, and more.
In the 18th century traders and speculators gathered under a buttonwood tree on Wall Street to conduct their business.
The significance of the buttonwood tree is that the New York Stock Exchange was founded below such a tree 200 years ago.
That morning he planted two buttonwood trees, one on the Common, which survived until 1938, and the other near his home on Buttonwood Place.
Survival of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae on green buttonwood trees in flooded marl soil and potting medium.
abbreviatus infested green buttonwood trees in 4-L containers filled with either marl soil or potting medium in an outdoor, open site.