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Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Cercis of the pea family, having pinkish flowers that bloom before the leaves appear. Also called Judas tree.
(Plants) an American leguminous tree, Cercis canadensis, that has heart-shaped leaves and small budlike pink flowers. Also called: American Judas tree
any American tree of the genus Cercis, of the legume family, having small, budlike, pink flowers.