Definition of Bottle tree

1. Noun. An Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bottle Tree

bottle gourd
bottle green
bottle opener
bottle openers
bottle out
bottle screw
bottle sedge
bottle service
bottle shop
bottle shops
bottle sling
bottle slings
bottle top
bottle tops
bottle tree (current term)
bottle up
bottlebrush buckeye
bottled gas
bottled gases
bottled water
bottled waters

Literary usage of Bottle tree

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

1. In Savage Isles and Settled Lands: Malaysia, Australasia and Polynesia, 1888 by Baden Fletcher Smyth Baden-Powell (1892)
"The ' bunya-bunya ' is another odd tree ; it looks like a cross between a fir-tree and a ' monkey puzzle,' BOTTLE-TREE AND GRASS-TREES. and has a fruit much ..."

2. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1889)
"... and the Bottle-Tree. PICTURESQUE Australasia and nothing more than occasional references to the gum- tree ! Hamlet with the Ghost left out! ..."

3. Australian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil by Howard Willoughby (1886)
"Small space has been left for a notice of such marvels as the bottle-tree, and such beauties of Australian vegetation as the flame-tree. ..."

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