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Definition of "plum-tree" [plum-tree]

  • A tree that produces plums. See plum. (noun)
  • In Queensland, a tree of the cashew family, Buchanania mangoides, with close-grained, tough, pinkish wood. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "plum-tree" in a sentence
  • "Words can ' t do justice to the intricacy and accuracy of the plum-tree branches that fill the left-hand screen, or the equally detailed needles of the pine on the right, with a bit of a river and a few bamboo leaves underneath them and faint clouds of gold dust sprinkled around."
  • "Madame de la Sablière called La Fontaine a fabulist, who bore fables as naturally as a plum-tree bears plums."
  • ""The satirical rogue says here that old men have grey beards, that their faces are wrinkled, their eyes purging thick amber and plum-tree gum, and that they have a plentiful lack of wit, together with most weak hams.""