katsura tree

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noun kat·su·ra tree \ˈkät-sə-rə-\

Definition of katsura tree

  1. :  a deciduous tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum of the family Cercidiphyllaceae) of Japan and China sometimes grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green ovate leaves which turn bright yellow or red in autumn —called also katsura

Origin and Etymology of katsura tree

Japanese katsura katsura tree


First Known Use: circa 1924


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