tree of heaven

Definition of tree of heaven

  1. :  a Chinese ailanthus (Ailanthus altissima synonym A. glandulosa) that has foliage similar to that of the sumacs, has ill-scented staminate flowers, and is grown as a shade and ornamental tree

1845

First Known Use of tree of heaven

1845


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tree of heaven

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noun tree of heav·en \-ˈhev-ən\

Medical Definition of tree of heaven

  1. :  an Asian tree of the genus Ailanthus (A. glandulosa) widely grown as a shade and ornamental tree and having bark that has been used as a tonic, purgative, and anthelmintic


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