Definition of Bendy tree

1. Noun. Pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart-shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close-grained wood and oil from its seeds.

Exact synonyms: Portia Tree, Seaside Mahoe, Thespesia Populnea
Group relationships: Genus Thespesia, Thespesia
Generic synonyms: Tulipwood Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bendy Tree

bendless
bendlet
bendlets
bendly
bendrofluazide
bendroflumethiazide
bends
bends the truth
bendsome
bendways
bendwise
bendy
bendy bus
bendy straw
bendy straws
bendy tree (current term)
bendys
bene
beneaped
beneath
beneathe
beneceptor
benedict
benedictine
benediction
benedictional
benedictionals
benedictionaries

Literary usage of Bendy tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"... and susceptible of a good polish. It is used for fencing, cabinet work, and furniture. [See also Bullet-wood.] Bendy-tree. See Umbrella-tree. ..."

2. Bush Studies by Barbara Baynton (1902)
"If so, a little further on, she would come to the " bendy tree." There long ago a runaway horse had crushed its drunken rider against the bent, ..."

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