pea tree

pea tree
noun
any plant of the genus Caragana having even-pinnate leaves and mostly yellow flowers followed by seeds in a linear pod
Syn: ↑caragana
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Caragana

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noun
: any of several plants of the family Leguminosae; especially : an Asiatic tree of the genus Caragana (as Chinese pea tree)

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any of various small trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Caragana, of the legume family, native to central Asia, having showy, usually yellow flowers, cultivated as an ornamental. Also called pea shrub.
[1815-25]

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(also pea shrub) n. a shrub or small tree with yellow pealike flowers, native to Siberia and grown as an ornamental. Caragana arborescens, family Leguminosae

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  • Pea tree — Pea Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pea-tree — karagana statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių (Fabaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Caragana). atitikmenys: lot. Caragana angl. pea shrub; pea tree vok. Erbsenstrauch rus. карагана; караганник lenk. grochownik; karagana …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • pea tree — any of various small trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Caragana, of the legume family, native to central Asia, having showy, usually yellow flowers, cultivated as an ornamental. Also called pea shrub. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • pea-tree — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siberian pea tree — Siberian Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siberian pea tree — noun large spiny shrub of eastern Asia having clusters of yellow flowers; often cultivated in shelterbelts and hedges • Syn: ↑Caragana arborescens • Hypernyms: ↑pea tree, ↑caragana * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a small spiny tree or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • weeping pea tree — noun : a tree that is a horticultural variety (Caragana arborescens pendula) of a common Asiatic pea tree and has showy yellow flowers and pendulous branches …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese pea tree — noun shrub with dark green glossy foliage and solitary pale yellow flowers; northern China • Syn: ↑Caragana sinica • Hypernyms: ↑pea tree, ↑caragana * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized C : a bushy shrub (C …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pea — Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum}, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pea berry — Pea Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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