tree of knowledge of good and evil

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tree of knowledge of good and evil

n
(Bible) Old Testament the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that Adam and Eve ate, thus incurring loss of primal innocence (Genesis 2:9; 3:2–7)
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tree′ of knowl′edge of good′ and e′vil


n.
the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that was tasted by Adam and Eve. Gen. 2:17; 3:6–24. Also called tree′ of knowl′edge.
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