chinaberry tree

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Noun1.chinaberry tree - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruitschinaberry tree - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree
genus Melia, Melia - type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
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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Chinaberry tree (Melia azedarach) poisoning in dog: a case report.
We had a very large and very old Chinaberry tree in the back yard.
(Under a chinaberry tree in Cotton Plant, Arkansas.
Efficacy of Chinaberry tree (Meliaceae) aquous extracts nd certain insecticides against the pea leafminer (Dipetra: Agromyzidae).
We drove out in the country and found an abandoned house with a very large old chinaberry tree and got as many leafy fronds as we could reach.
Equally fascinating is the discussion of Gale's friendship with Jessie Redmon Fauset (Gale provided the introduction to Fauset's 1931 novel, The Chinaberry Tree) and her commitment to racial equality through her professional respect for and friendships with other noted Harlem Renaissance writers.
She also directed me to the only chinaberry tree in town, adjacent to the Shell gas station.
children's books, including Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree,
Here is a moment in the development of what were to become, over the course of Welty's career, really extraordinary descriptive gifts: Her hand took the lipstick, and in an instant she was carried away in the air through the spring, and looking down with a half-drowsy smile from a purple cloud she saw from above a chinaberry tree, dark and smooth and neatly leaved, neat as a guinea hen in the dooryard, and there was her home that she had left.
Fauset is one of the most understudied women of the Harlem Renaissance, but she wrote several novels, including There Is Confusion (1924), Plum Bun (1929), The Chinaberry Tree (1931), and Comedy: American Style (1933).