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tree of heaven

Definition of TREE OF HEAVEN

:  a Chinese ailanthus (Ailanthus altissima syn. A. glandulosa) that has foliage similar to that of the sumacs, has ill-scented staminate flowers, and is grown as a shade and ornamental tree

First Known Use of TREE OF HEAVEN

1845

Rhymes with TREE OF HEAVEN

tree of heaven

noun tree of heav·en \-ˈhev-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TREE OF HEAVEN

:  an Asian tree of the genus Ailanthus (A. glandulosa) widely grown as a shade and ornamental tree and having bark that has been used as a tonic, purgative, and anthelmintic

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