rain tree


Definition of rain tree

Examples of rain tree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The trees also have a pest, resembling box elder bugs of the north, called golden-rain tree bugs that feed on the seeds and may prevent some from sprouting. Tom Maccubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 30 Oct. 2021 Long before skyscrapers came to town, a majestic rain tree has grown tall and proud for nearly a century, bringing beauty and a touch of controversy to a quiet spot in downtown Fort Lauderdale destined for development. Susannah Bryan, sun-sentinel.com, 17 Sep. 2021 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, 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rain%20tree. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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