how to pronounce hornbeam


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hornbeam is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of hornbeam


  1. The wood of these trees.
  2. A hop hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana).
  3. A tree of the genus Carpinus, having a smooth gray bark and a ridged trunk, the wood being white and very hard, common along the banks of streams in the United States.

hornbeam frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hornbeam occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hornbeam can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hornbeam can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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