amber tree


Definition of amber tree

1 : a fossil tree (Pinites succinifer)
2 : a southern African shrub of the genus Anthospermum

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First Known Use of amber tree

1731, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Amber tree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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