dove tree


Definition of dove tree

  1. :  a Chinese deciduous tree (Davidia involucrata) of the family Cornaceae that has flower heads with two large unequal creamy-white bracts and alternate leaves which sometimes release a nauseous odor

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Origin and Etymology of dove tree

so called from the appearance of the flowers

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a brief usually trivial fact

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