rain tree

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web On the northwestern tip of Chief's Island, shaded by jackalberry, sausage and rain trees, these 12 thatched-roof pavilions have private viewing decks with hammocks. Condé Nast Traveler, "Sanctuary Chief's Camp," 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of rain tree

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Rain tree.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rain%20tree. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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