ming tree

noun
\ ˈmiŋ- How to pronounce ming tree (audio) \

Definition of ming tree

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

First Known Use of ming tree

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ming tree

perhaps from Ming

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“Ming tree.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ming%20tree. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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