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silk tree

noun

Definition of silk tree

  1. :  a leguminous Asian tree (Albizia julibrissin) naturalized especially in the southeastern United States and having pink flowers with long silky stamens —called also mimosa



Circa 1852

First Known Use of silk tree

circa 1852


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