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6 definitions found
 for Box elder
From 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">Box elder, the ash-leaved maple ({Negundo aceroides), of
        North America.
  
     Box+holly,+the+butcher's+broom+({Russus+aculeatus">Box holly, the butcher's broom ({Russus aculeatus).
  
     Box+thorn,+a+shrub+({Lycium+barbarum">Box thorn, a shrub ({Lycium barbarum).
  
     Box tree, the tree variety of the common box.
        [1913 Webster]

From 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]

From 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]

From 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
  

From 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
  

From 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
  

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