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buttonwood:

see plane treeplane tree,
 sycamore,
or buttonwood,
any species of the genus Platanus, deciduous trees of most temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, exclusive of Africa.
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buttonwood

Same as North American sycamore.
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We did not find the Black Catbird at Half Moon Caye National Natural Monument despite finding numerous buttonwood tree thickets along the waterfront.
The first American securities exchange was formally created in 1792 by a group of twenty-four market middlemen who gathered to conduct business under a buttonwood tree along Wall Street in New York.
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They called their club the Buttonwood Four, named for the buttonwood tree that the original New York Stock Exchange was founded beneath.
Then, in 1792, 24 brokers agreed to trade under a buttonwood tree outside 68 Wall Street, charging commissions and giving preference to each other in negotiations.
Its start can be traced back to an early morning in May 1792, when 24 business brokers met under a buttonwood tree in lower Manhattan.
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