Jesse tree

noun

Jes·​se tree
ˈjesē-,
-si-
variants or Jesse
plural -s
: a genealogical tree in which the lineage of Christ is represented in sculpture and decorative art

called also tree of Jesse

Word History

Etymology

after Jesse, father of David in the Bible

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“Jesse tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jesse%20tree. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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