Definition of Fire tree

1. Noun. A terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses.

Exact synonyms: Christmas Tree, Flame Tree, Nuytsia Floribunda
Group relationships: Genus Nuytsia, Nuytsia
Generic synonyms: Parasitic Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fire Tree

fire screens
fire service
fire ship
fire ships
fire sign
fire signs
fire station
fire stations
fire step
fire stop
fire storm
fire thorn
fire tongs
fire tower
fire tower stairway
fire tree (current term)
fire trench
fire truck
fire trucks
fire up
fire walker
fire walking
fire warden
fire watch
fire watcher
fire watching
fire wheel

Literary usage of Fire tree

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

1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Fire-tree, n, a tree of New Zealand; another name for Pohu- ... For Queensland Fire-tree, see Tulip-tree. Fireweed, n. a name given to several weeds, ..."

2. Quaint Corner of Ancient Empires: Southern India, Burma, and Manila by Michael Myers Shoemaker (1899)
"... Head- Hunters—The fire tree—Our Men in this Climate—Spain and the Hill Tribes—The ... fire tree ..."

3. Har-Moad: Or the Mountain of the Assembly : a Series of Archeological by Orlando Dana Miller, Stephen Munson Whipple (1891)
"In connection with the fire-tree, it will be most convenient to introduce here some remarks relative to the character Gi, signifying " flame, foundation, ..."

4. Yesterdays in the Philippines by Joseph Earle Stevens (1898)
"Visit of the Sagamore—Another Mountain Excursion—The Caves of Montalvan—A Hundred-mile View—A Village School—A " Fiesta " at Obando—The Manila Fire-tree—A ..."

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