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English noun: Christmas tree

1. Christmas tree (plant) Australian tree or shrub with red flowers; often used in Christmas decoration


SynonymsCeratopetalum gummiferum, Christmas bush


Broader (hypernym)tree


Member meronymCeratopetalum, genus Ceratopetalum

2. Christmas tree (plant) a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses


Synonymsfire tree, flame tree, Nuytsia floribunda


Broader (hypernym)parasitic plant


Member meronymgenus Nuytsia, Nuytsia

3. Christmas tree (plant) tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and grey bark


SynonymsAbies alba, European silver fir


Broader (hypernym)silver fir

4. Christmas tree (plant) medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed


SynonymsAbies amabilis, amabilis fir, Pacific silver fir, red silver fir, white fir


Broader (hypernym)silver fir

5. Christmas tree (artifact) an ornamented evergreen used as a Christmas decoration


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation









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