Definition of Satinleaf
1. Noun. Tropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit.
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satinleaf
Literary usage of Satinleaf
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1. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"... to southern keys and on the west coast from Caloosa River to Cape Sable); Bahamas and West Indies. NAME IN USE.—satinleaf (Fla.). SIDEROXYLON Linn. ..."
2. The Book of Old-fashioned Flowers and Other Plants which Thrive in the Open by Harry Roberts (1901)
"Ferns, Periwinkles, Holly, satinleaf, Hellebores, Winter Aconites and Barberries are but a few of the plants which help to make this walk bright and ..."