Brazilian pepper tree

noun
small Brazilian evergreen resinous tree or shrub having dark green leaflets and white flowers followed by bright red fruit; used as a street tree and lawn specimen
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Schinus, ↑genus Schinus

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized B
: a Brazilian evergreen resinous tree (Schinus terebinthifolius) with dark green leaflets and a bright red fruit

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a small Brazilian evergreen tree or shrub, Schinus terebinthifolius, of the cashew family, having inconspicuous white flowers and bright red fruit: the berries are used for Christmas decorations. Also called Christmasberry tree.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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