Definition of Rain tree

1. Noun. Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle.

Exact synonyms: Albizia Saman, Monkey Pod, Monkeypod, Saman, Zaman, Zamang
Generic synonyms: Albizia, Albizzia



Definition of Rain tree

1. Noun. an ornamental tropical American tree (of uncertain taxonomy) having bipinnate leaves, globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens, and sweet-pulp pods eaten by cattle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rain Tree

rain gauges
rain gutter
rain hat
rain hats
rain man
rain men
rain off
rain on one's parade
rain on someone's parade
rain or shine
rain out
rain pitchforks
rain shadow
rain shower
rain stick
rain tree (current term)
rain trees
rainband
rainbands
rainbird
rainbirds
rainboot
rainboots
rainbow
rainbow-colored
rainbow bridge
rainbow cactus
rainbow coalition
rainbow fish

Literary usage of Rain tree

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

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"THE RAIN-TREE OF MOYOBAMBA COME little while since a paragraph went the round of »Э the ... The Tamia-caspi, or rain tree of the Eastern Peruvian Andes, ..."

2. The Indian Forester (1895)
"The rain tree for Avenues. In the Tindivanam Taluk of South Arcot District ... Elsewhere, too, I have observed the rain-tree growing vigorously on the bunds ..."

3. The Indian Forester (1896)
"The rain tree for Avenues. In the Tindivanam Taluk of South Arcot District ... Elsewhere, too, I have observed the rain-tree growing vigorously on the bunds ..."

4. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"rain tree. A more or less mythical tree said to flourish most exuberantly in Peru. It is thus described in a Spanish paper: The rain tree of Peru grows very ..."

5. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"rain tree. A more or less mythical tree said to flourish most exuberantly in Peru. It is thus described in a Spanish paper: The rain tree of Peru grows very ..."

6. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"rain tree. A more or less mythical tree said to flourish ... It is thus described in a Spanish paper: The rain tree of Peru grows very large, ..."

7. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"rain tree. A more or less mythical tree said to flourish most exuberantly in Peru. It is thus described in a Spanish paper: The rain tree of Peru grows very ..."

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