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umbrella tree

noun

Definition of UMBRELLA TREE

:  any of various trees or shrubs resembling an umbrella especially in the arrangement of leaves or the shape of the crown; especially :  a widely cultivated schefflera (Schefflera actinophylla syn. Brassaia actinophylla) of Australia and New Guinea having leaflets radiating from an elongate petiole

First Known Use of UMBRELLA TREE

circa 1790

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