umbrella tree

noun

Definition of umbrella tree

: any of various trees or shrubs resembling an umbrella especially in the arrangement of leaves or the shape of the crown especially : a widely cultivated schefflera (Schefflera actinophylla synonym Brassaia actinophylla) of Australia and New Guinea having leaflets radiating from an elongate petiole

First Known Use of umbrella tree

circa 1790, in the meaning defined above

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