wolf tree


: a very large forest tree that has a wide-spreading crown and inhibits or prevents the growth of smaller trees around it

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wolf tree was in 1928

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“Wolf tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wolf%20tree. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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