Definition of Phoenix tree

1. Noun. Deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phoenix Tree

phocomeli
phocomelias
phocomelic dwarfism
phocomelus
phodopus
phoebe
phoebe bird
phoebes
phoebus
phoebuses
phoenicochroite
phoenicochroites
phoenicopterus
phoenix
phoenix tree (current term)
phoenixes
phoenixlike
phoetal
phoeti
phoetus
phoetuses
phogrin
phoh
phohs
pholad
pholadean
pholades
pholads
pholas

Literary usage of Phoenix tree

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1. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1880)
"phoenix tree, the rasin, an Arabian tree. Floro says : " There never was but one, and upon it the phoenix sits."— Dictionary (1598). ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"phoenix tree. The palm. In Greek, phoinix means both phoenix and palm-tree. • Now I will believe . . . that In Arabia ..."

3. The Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1889)
"phoenix tree, the rasin, an Arabian tree. Kloro says : *' There never was but one, and upon it the phoenix eits."— Dictionary (1598). ..."

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