athel tree

noun \ ˈathəl- \
variants: or less commonly athel tamarisk or athel

Definition of athel tree

plural -s
: a small drought-resistant evergreen tree (Tamarix aphylla) native to southern and western Asia but now widely planted as an ornamental or shelter-belt tree in warm dry regions (as of the southwestern U.S. and Australia); broadly : any of several other trees or shrubs of the genus Tamarix

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Origin and Etymology of athel tree

Arabic athlah


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