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 for Hop hornbeam
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hornbeam \Horn"beam`\, n. [See Beam.] (Bot.)
     Carpinus+({Carpinus+Americana">A tree of the genus Carpinus ({Carpinus Americana), having
     a smooth gray bark and a ridged trunk, the wood being white
     and very hard. It is common along the banks of streams in the
     United States, and is also called ironwood. The English
     hornbeam is Carpinus Betulus. The American is called also
     blue beech and water beech.
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     Hop hornbeam. (Bot.) See under Hop.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hop \Hop\, n. [OE. hoppe; akin to D. hop, hoppe, OHG. hopfo, G.
     hopfen; cf. LL. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel.
     humall, SW. & Dan. humle.]
     1. (Bot.) A climbing plant ({Humulus Lupulus), having a
        long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its
        fruit (hops).
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     2. The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in
        brewing to give a bitter taste.
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     3. The fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip.
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     Hop back. (Brewing) See under 1st Back.
     Hop clover (Bot.), a species of yellow clover having heads
        like hops in miniature ({Trifolium agrarium, and
        Trifolium procumbens).
     Hop+flea+(Zool.),+a+small+flea+beetle+({Haltica+concinna">Hop flea (Zool.), a small flea beetle ({Haltica concinna),
        very injurious to hops.
     Hop+fly+(Zool.),+an+aphid+({Phorodon+humuli">Hop fly (Zool.), an aphid ({Phorodon humuli), very
        injurious to hop vines.
     Hop froth fly (Zool.), an hemipterous insect ({Aphrophora
        interrupta), allied to the cockoo spits. It often does
        great damage to hop vines.
     Hop hornbeam (Bot.), an American tree of the genus Ostrya
        ({Ostrya Virginica) the American ironwood; also, a
        European species ({Ostrya vulgaris).
     Hop+moth+(Zool.),+a+moth+({Hypena+humuli">Hop moth (Zool.), a moth ({Hypena humuli), which in the
        larval state is very injurious to hop vines.
     Hop picker, one who picks hops.
     Hop pole, a pole used to support hop vines.
     Hop tree (Bot.), a small American tree ({Ptelia
        trifoliata), having broad, flattened fruit in large
        clusters, sometimes used as a substitute for hops.
     Hop vine (Bot.), the climbing vine or stalk of the hop.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hop hornbeam
      n 1: any of several trees resembling hornbeams with fruiting
           clusters resembling hops

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