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.
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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 ..."