silver tree

silver tree
noun
1. small South African tree with long silvery silky foliage
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Leucadendron, ↑genus Leucadendron
2. Australian timber tree
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Tarrietia, ↑genus Tarrietia

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noun
1. : a So. African tree (Leucadendron argenteum) commonly cultivated for its long silvery silky leaves
2. : an Australian timber tree (Tarrietia argyrodendron) of the family Sterculiaceae

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silver tree noun
A silvery-leaved S African proteaceous tree (Leucadendron argenteum)
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