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 for buttonball tree
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Buttonwood \But"ton*wood`\, n. (Bot.)
     The Platanus occidentalis, or American plane tree, a large
     tree, producing rough balls, from which it is named; --
     called also buttonball tree, and, in some parts of the
     United States, sycamore. The California buttonwood is
     Platanus racemosa.
     [1913 Webster]

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