ordeal tree

noun

Definition of ordeal tree

1 : a poisonous Madagascan tree (Tanghinia venenifera) having fruit resembling plums and poisonous seeds
3 : a southern African tree (Acocanthera venenata)
4 : a poisonous central African shrub (Strychnos densiflora)

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“Ordeal tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ordeal%20tree. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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