button tree


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Noun1.button tree - evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Dyes are a similar case: the 350 specimens are derived from about 170 species, as varied as the bark of white mangrove (Avicennia marina), the leaves of button tree (Anogeissus acuminata), the fruits of yellow myrobalan (Terminalia chebula) and the seed pods and hairs (whole and powdered) of waras (Flemingia grahamiana) along with dyed fabrics (figure 6).
As many items are created and donated in the name of fun, like a "Cute as a Button Tree,'' a tree devoted entirely to gingerbread men, and another called "Christmas Cooking,'' which is dripping with cookie cutters, tea bags and scented candles.
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