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Treenoun

(botany) A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, with a single trunk that grows in girth with age and branches (that also grow in circumference with age).

‘Birds have a nest in a tree in the garden.’;

Applenoun

A common, round fruit produced by the tree Malus domestica, cultivated in temperate climates.

Treenoun

(botany) Any plant that is reminiscent of the above but not classified as a tree in the strict botanical sense.

‘the banana tree’;

Applenoun

Any of various tree-borne fruits or vegetables especially considered as resembling an apple; also (with qualifying words) used to form the names of other specific fruits such as custard apple, rose apple, thorn apple etc.

Treenoun

An object made from a tree trunk and having multiple hooks or storage platforms.

‘He had the choice of buying a scratching post or a cat tree.’;

Applenoun

The fruit of the Tree of Knowledge, eaten by Adam and Eve according to post-Biblical Christian tradition; the forbidden fruit.

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Treenoun

A device used to hold or stretch a shoe open.

Applenoun

A tree of the genus Malus, especially one cultivated for its edible fruit; the apple tree.

Treenoun

The structural frame of a saddle.

Applenoun

The wood of the apple tree.

Treenoun

(graph theory) A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with n vertices and n-1 edges.

Applenoun

Short for apples and pears, slang for stairs.

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Treenoun

(computing theory) A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children.

Applenoun

The ball in baseball.

Treenoun

(graphical user interface) A display or listing of entries or elements such that there are primary and secondary entries shown, usually linked by drawn lines or by indenting to the right.

‘We’ll show it as a tree list.’;

Applenoun

(informal) When smiling, the round, fleshy part of the cheeks between the eyes and the corners of the mouth.

Treenoun

Any structure or construct having branches akin to (1).

‘family tree; skill tree’;

Applenoun

A Native American or red-skinned person who acts and/or thinks like a white (Caucasian) person.

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Treenoun

The structure or wooden frame used in the construction of a saddle used in horse riding.

Applenoun

(ice hockey slang) An assist.

Treenoun

(slang) Marijuana.

Applenoun

The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate zones.

Treenoun

(obsolete) A cross or gallows.

‘Tyburn tree’;

Applenoun

Any tree genus Pyrus which has the stalk sunken into the base of the fruit; an apple tree.

Treenoun

(obsolete) wood; timber

Applenoun

Any fruit or other vegetable production resembling, or supposed to resemble, the apple; as, apple of love, or love apple (a tomato), balsam apple, egg apple, oak apple.

Treenoun

(chemistry) A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution.

Applenoun

Anything round like an apple; as, an apple of gold.

Treenoun

(cartomancy) The fifth Lenormand card.

Appleverb

To grow like an apple; to bear apples.

Treeverb

(transitive) To chase (an animal or person) up a tree.

‘The dog treed the cat.’;

Applenoun

fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh

Treeverb

(transitive) To place in a tree.

‘Black bears can tree their cubs for protection, but grizzly bears cannot.’;

Applenoun

native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits

Treeverb

(transitive) To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree.

‘to tree a boot’;

Applenoun

the round fruit of a tree of the rose family, which typically has thin green or red skin and crisp flesh.

Treenoun

Any perennial woody plant of considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk.

Applenoun

used in names of unrelated fruits or other plant growths that resemble apples in some way, e.g. custard apple, oak apple.

Treenoun

Something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree.

Applenoun

the tree bearing apples, with hard pale timber that is used in carpentry and to smoke food.

Treenoun

A piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; - used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like.

Apple

An apple is an edible fruit produced by an apple tree (Malus domestica). Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus.

Treenoun

A cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree.

‘[Jesus] whom they slew and hanged on a tree.’;

Treenoun

Wood; timber.

‘In a great house ben not only vessels of gold and of silver but also of tree and of earth.’;

Treenoun

A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead.

Treeverb

To drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel.

Treeverb

To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3.

Treenoun

a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

Treenoun

a figure that branches from a single root;

‘genealogical tree’;

Treenoun

English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)

Treeverb

chase a bear up a tree with dogs and kill it

Treenoun

a woody perennial plant, typically having a single stem or trunk growing to a considerable height and bearing lateral branches at some distance from the ground.

Treenoun

(in general use) any bush, shrub, or herbaceous plant with a tall erect stem, e.g. a banana plant.

Treenoun

a wooden structure or part of a structure.

Treenoun

the cross on which Christ was crucified.

Treenoun

a gibbet.

Treenoun

a thing that has a branching structure resembling that of a tree.

Treenoun

a diagram with a structure of branching connecting lines, representing different processes and relationships.

Treeverb

force (a hunted animal) to take refuge in a tree.

Treeverb

force (someone) into a difficult situation.

Treeverb

(of an area) planted with trees

‘sparsely treed grasslands’;

Tree

In botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species. In some usages, the definition of a tree may be narrower, including only wood plants with secondary growth, plants that are usable as lumber or plants above a specified height.

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