tree of life

noun phrase

Definition of tree of life

: a conventionalized and often ornate representation of a tree used as a decorative motif

First Known Use of tree of life

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Tree of life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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