bottle tree

noun
an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
Syn: ↑bottle-tree
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Brachychiton, ↑genus Brachychiton

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Bottle tree — Bottle Bot tle, n. [OE. bote, botelle, OF. botel, bouteille, F. bouteille, fr. LL. buticula, dim. of butis, buttis, butta, flask. Cf. {Butt} a cask.] 1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bottle tree — or bottle tree may refer to: * Adansonia species, the baobabs; ** Adansonia gregorii , the boab; * Pachypodium lealii, (Apocynaceae), the bottle tree of Namibia and Angola; * The genus Moringa, (Moringaceae), of the Madagascar spiny thickets and… …   Wikipedia

  • bottle tree — any of several trees of the genus Brachychiton, native to Australia, characterized by a bottle shaped swelling of the trunk, as B. rupestris (narrow leaved bottle tree) or B. australis (broad leaved bottle tree). [1840 50] * * * ▪ Brachychiton… …   Universalium

  • bottle-tree — noun an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton • Syn: ↑bottle tree • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑flame tree, ↑flame durrajong, ↑Brachychiton acerifolius, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle tree — /ˈbɒtl tri / (say botl tree) noun 1. any of various tree species with bottle shaped trunks, especially some Australian species of Brachychiton, but also Adansonia gregorii of Australia and Cavanillesia arborea of Brazil. 2. → boab …   Australian English dictionary

  • bottle tree — noun an Australian tree with a swollen bottle shaped trunk containing water. [Adansonia gregorii (a baobab) and Brachychiton rupestre.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bottle Tree Apartments — (Chinchilla,Австралия) Категория отеля …   Каталог отелей

  • broad-leaved bottle tree. — See under bottle tree. * * * …   Universalium

  • narrow-leaved bottle tree — /nar oh leevd /. See under bottle tree. * * * …   Universalium

  • broad-leaved bottle tree. — See under bottle tree …   Useful english dictionary

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