athel tree

noun \ˈathəl-\
variants: less commonly

athel tamarisk

or

athel

Definition of athel tree

plural

-s

  1. :  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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