Definition of Panama tree
1. Noun. Large deciduous tree native to Panama and from which the country takes its name; having densely leafy crown and naked trunk.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Panama Tree
Literary usage of Panama tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Panama Adventure Guide by Patricia Katzman (2004)
"The towering panama tree grows to 120 feet/36 meters tall and produces a nut-like fruit that possesses medicinal properties. In contrast to its "elephant ..."
2. The Story of Panama: The New Route to India by Frank Ales Gause, Charles Carl Carr (1919)
"193 OLD PORTO BELLO AS IT is TO-DAY 194 THE panama tree 197 FORT LORENZO OF TO-DAY • . 213 RUINS OF A SENTRY Box 231 TOWER OF ST. ..."
3. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1858)
"By a vigorous use of the machete I was enabled to follow the line of Mr. Bailey up the ravine to the station of Panama, so called from a large Panama-tree ..."