Definition of Silk tree

1. Noun. Attractive domed or flat-topped Asiatic tree having bipinnate leaves and flowers with long silky stamens.

Exact synonyms: Albizia Julibrissin, Albizzia Julibrissin
Generic synonyms: Albizia, Albizzia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silk Tree

siliquiform
siliquosa
siliquose
siliquous
siliqyiform
silk
silk-cotton tree
silk-screen printing
silk cotton
silk gland
silk hat
silk oak
silk screen print
silk stocking
silk tree (current term)
silk vine
silk wood
silkaline
silkalines
silke
silked
silken
silkened
silkening
silkenly
silkens
silkie
silkier

Literary usage of Silk tree

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1. Village Life in Egypt: With Sketches of the Säid by Bayle St. John (1853)
"... Ombos — View of the Ruins by Might — Lights on the Plain —The Silk-tree — Its Medicinal Value — Amazons of Gebel ..."

2. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"... or silk tree, one of the most lovely of the whole genus. The characteristics of this plant, and, ..."

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