Jesse tree

Jes·​se tree | \ ˈjesē-, -si- \
variants: or Jesse
plural -s

Definition of Jesse tree

: a genealogical tree in which the lineage of Christ is represented in sculpture and decorative art

called also tree of Jesse

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History and Etymology for Jesse tree

after Jesse, father of David in the Bible

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“Jesse tree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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