umbra tree

noun

Definition of umbra tree

: a South American tree (Phytolacca dioica) that has large dark leaves and is cultivated in southern Europe

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History and Etymology for umbra tree

umbra modification (influenced by Latin umbra shade) of Tupi umbu

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“Umbra tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/umbra%20tree. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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