Definition of Shingle tree

1. Noun. East Indian timber tree with hard durable wood used especially for tea boxes.

Exact synonyms: Acrocarpus Fraxinifolius
Group relationships: Acrocarpus, Genus Acrocarpus
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shingle Tree

shindys
shine
shine-dalgarno sequence
shine at
shine up
shined
shiner
shiners
shines
shiness
shinesses
shinest
shineth
shingle
shingle oak
shingle tree (current term)
shingled
shingler
shinglers
shingles
shinglier
shingling
shingly
shinguard
shinguards
shini-tai
shinier
shinies
shiniest
shinigami

Literary usage of Shingle tree

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1. A Catalogue of the Most Interesting Forest Trees, Ornamental Trees & Shrubs by Peradeniya, Ceylon Royal botanic gardens, D Morris (1879)
"A large and useful timber (shingle) tree, up to elevations [of 4000 feet. It yields a large quantity of gum resin, which makes an excellent varnish. 70. ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1876)
"... of rapid growth ; the wood is soft, especially in young trees ; becomes * This we tabe to be the far-famed fire-proof shingle tree; ..."

3. The Useful Plants of India: With Notices of Their Chief Value in Commerce by Heber Drury (1873)
"Shingle-tree, 14. Shoe-flower, 244. Shola or Sola pith, 18. Shorea talura, 392. Sida Indica, 4. lanceolata, 394. populifolia, 4. retusa, ..."

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