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.
Group relationships: Firmiana, Genus Firmiana
Generic synonyms: Tree
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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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