God tree


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Noun1.God tree - massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky flossGod tree - massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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The result is The God Tree, the first book to take up the quest for the Golden Bough since JG Frazer's classic study in 1915.
The crest of Equatorial Guinea contains the silk-cotton tree, also known as the god tree, under which, it is said, the first treaty was signed between Spain and a local ruler.
Moses nodded to her and smiled, but instinctively reached with his left hand up to his right shoulder and touched the wood from the God Tree for luck.