winged spindle tree

noun
variants: or winged euonymus

Definition of winged spindle tree

: a shrub or small tree (Euonymus alatus) of China and Japan that has winged branches and is used as an ornamental

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“Winged spindle tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winged%20spindle%20tree. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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