Definition of Judas tree

1. Noun. Small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions; wood valuable for veneers.

Exact synonyms: Circis Siliquastrum, Love Tree
Group relationships: Cercis, Genus Cercis
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



Definition of Judas tree

1. Noun. A small deciduous tree, ''Cercis siliquastrum'', noted for its prolific display of deep-pink flowers in spring ¹

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Literary usage of Judas tree

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1861)
"It has an acid taste, and is considered valuable for making into tarts and preserves. The judas tree.—This is a beautiful genus of ornamental trees ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"The common Judas' Tree (C. Siliquastrum) is a native of the south of Europe ... The young shoots of the American Judas' tree are used in domestic dyeing, ..."

3. The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colours, and Their Applications to by Michel Eugène Chevreul, Charles Martel (1855)
"Concentric line; commencing with the central flowering ash on the side Ac, Judas tree, ash, Prunus m., Laburnum. On the side CBD, the preceding laburnum, ..."

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