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smoke tree

noun

Definition of smoke tree

  1. :  either of two small shrubby trees (genus Cotinus) of the cashew family with large panicles of minute flowers that suggest a cloud of smoke:a :  one (C. coggygria) of Eurasia that is widely planted in the eastern United Statesb :  one (C. obovatus) of the southeastern United States and Texas



1846

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1846


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