What is tree?

  • (noun): English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917).
    Synonyms: Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree
    See also — Additional definitions below


In botany, a tree is a perennial woody plant with a single main trunk taller than about 2 metres, with xylem tissue in the trunk and branches that continues to enlarge during the life of the plant by the process of secondary growth.

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17-Mile Drive - Lone Cypress Tree
... Chief among the scenic attractions is the Lone Cypress Tree (36°34′07″N 121°57′55″W / 36.568738°N 121.965321°W / 36.568738 -121.965321 (Lone Cypress)), a salt-pruned Monterey cypress (ma ... Smith, said "The image of the tree has been trademarked by us," and that it intended to control any display of the cypress for commercial purposes ... The company had warned photographers that "they cannot even use existing pictures of the tree for commercial purposes." Other legal commentators have questioned the Pebble ...
One Tree Hill, New Zealand - Trees On The Hill
... When Auckland was founded as a colonial town a tree stood near the summit which gave the hill its English name ... This tree was cut down by a white settler in 1852, in an act of vandalism in one account, or for firewood in another ... It seems likely this was a different tree from the totara (Podocarpus totara) which, as a sacred tree, had given the hill one of its Maori names ...
Paramount, California - Sites and Attractions
... The Paramount Hay Tree is a California State Historical Landmark ... It is a still standing mature camphor tree remembered for its importance to the hay trading marketplace of the towns of Hynes and Clearwater, which later incorporated as Paramount ... The hay traders met under the tree each working day to discuss the price of hay ...
... Usage of the name may (or may not) include the tree that yields this wood ... Diesel Tree, Kerosene Tree, Kupa'y, Cabismo, or Copaúva Diospyros blancoi, Mabolo, Velvet Apple, or Kamagong native to the Philippines Erythrophleum ... Ironwood Lophira alata, Red ironwood Lyonothamnus floribundus, Lyon tree Mesua ferrea, Rose chestnut or Ceylon ironwood or Nahar Nestegis apetala, Coastal maire, Broad-leaved maire or Ironwood Olea spp ...
Zeyheria Tuberculosa - Uses
... It is cited as a timber tree, and also it is used as a urban tree ... The tree is also used as an ornamental tree in landscaping ... Extracts from the tree, known as "ipê-preto", are used locally as medicine for cancer and skin-diseases ...

More definitions of "tree":

  • (noun): A figure that branches from a single root.
    Example: "Genealogical tree"
    Synonyms: tree diagram
  • (verb): Chase a bear up a tree with dogs and kill it.
  • (noun): A tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms.

Famous quotes containing the word tree:

    The tree the tempest with a crash of wood
    Throws down in front of us is not to bar
    Our passage to our journey’s end for good,
    But just to ask us who we think we are....
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    “Where the tree of knowledge stands, there is always paradise”: thus speak the oldest and the youngest serpents.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    The spring is here, young and beautiful as ever, and absolutely shocking in its display of reckless maternity; but the Judas tree will bloom for you on the Bosphorus if you get there in time. No one ever loved the dog-wood and Judas tree as I have done, and it is my one crown of life to be sure that I am going to take them with me to heaven to enjoy real happiness with the Virgin and them.
    Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)