Definition of Tree-worship

1. Noun. The worship of trees.

Exact synonyms: Arborolatry
Generic synonyms: Worship

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree-worship

tree-worship (current term)
tree bark
tree branch
tree celandine
tree clubmoss
tree cotton
tree creeper
tree cricket
tree diagram
tree farm
tree farmer
tree farming
tree farms
tree frog

Literary usage of Tree-worship

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

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"See Trees, Care of Tree worship 366 My '16 Tree« Snake and tree worship in India. Mis R 39: Artists' trees and garden specimens. S. White. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Tree worship, or anything resembling it, has no place in any branch of ... This cannot be called tree-worship in the ancient meaning of the term. ..."

3. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1903)
"... Streams, Lakes,**— Tree-Worship: Sprits embodied in or inhabiting Trees; Spirits of Groves and ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"Finally, the pillar and tree worship of Mycenaean Greece is seen largely to survive in the rustic cult of classical Greece at a time when in the more ..."

5. ... The Native Races: Of the Pacific States by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... TOX— TREE WORSHIP. WE have seen in the preceding volume that the number of religious edifices was very great ; that in addition to the temples in the ..."

6. The Yellow Book by F. Harrison (1894)
"Tree-Worship By Richard Le Gallienne VAST and mysterious brother, ere was yet of me So much as men may poise upon a needle's end, Still shook with laughter ..."

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