ming tree

noun

: a dwarfed evergreen conifer grown as bonsai
also : an artificial plant resembling this

Word History

Etymology

perhaps from Ming

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ming tree was in 1948

Dictionary Entries Near ming tree

Cite this Entry

“Ming tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ming%20tree. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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