Definition of Pagoda tree

1. Noun. Tall sparingly branched conical tree having large fragrant yellow flowers with white centers.

Exact synonyms: Plumeria Alba, West Indian Jasmine
Generic synonyms: Frangipani, Frangipanni



2. Noun. Frangipani of India having an erect habit and conical form; grown in temple gardens.
Exact synonyms: Plumeria Acutifolia, Temple Tree
Generic synonyms: Frangipani, Frangipanni

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pagoda Tree

paginations
paginator
paging
paging down
paging in
paging out
paging up
pagings
pagle
pagles
paglia e fieno
pagoclone
pagod
pagoda cell
pagoda tree (current term)
pagodalike
pagodas
pagodite
pagods
pagophagia
pagri
pagris
paguma
pagurian
pagurians
pagurid
pagurids
pahasapaite
pahautea

Literary usage of Pagoda tree

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1. Ad Orientem by Aug Daniel Frederickson (1889)
"... indica): Long spikes of splendid scarlet flowers, red seeds like coral. (Plate XI.) pagoda tree ..."

2. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"pagoda tree (Sophora japonica) CHINA and Japan, 1763. A large deciduous tree, with elegant pinnate foliage and clusters of greenish-white flowers produced ..."

3. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"pagoda tree A slang phrase once current, rather in England than in India, ... and the pagoda- tree has been stripi>cd of all its golden fruit. ..."

4. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"PAGODA-TREE. A slang phrase once current, rather in England than in India, to express the openings to rapid fortune which at one time existed in India. ..."

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