Definition of Silk tree
1. Noun. Attractive domed or flat-topped Asiatic tree having bipinnate leaves and flowers with long silky stamens.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silk Tree
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, ..."