ming tree

noun
\ˈmiŋ- \

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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