Christmas tree

Christmas tree
1. tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and grey bark
Hypernyms: ↑silver fir
2. medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed
Hypernyms: ↑silver fir
3. Australian tree or shrub with red flowers; often used in Christmas decoration
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Ceratopetalum, ↑genus Ceratopetalum
4. a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses
Hypernyms: ↑parasitic plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Nuytsia, ↑genus Nuytsia
5. an ornamented evergreen used as a Christmas decoration
Hypernyms: ↑decoration, ↑ornament, ↑ornamentation

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noun, pl ⋯ trees [count]
: an evergreen tree that is decorated in people's houses at Christmastime

We hung the lights on the Christmas tree.

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ˈChristmas tree [Christmas tree] noun
an ↑evergreen tree, or an artificial tree that looks similar, that people cover with decorations and coloured lights and have in their homes or outside at Christmas

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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