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Definition of "flowering tree" [flowering tree]

  • Any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "flowering tree" in a sentence
  • "This beautiful flowering tree grows twenty and thirty feet high, with a crooked leaning trunk, the branches spread greatly, and wreath about, some almost touching the ground; however there appears a singular pleasing wildness and freedom in its manner of growth, the slender subdivisions of the branches terminate with heavy compound panicles of rose or pink coloured flowers, amidst a wreath of beautiful pinnated leaves."