flame-of-the-forest


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flame-of-the-forest

n
1. (Plants) (esp in Malaysia) another name for royal poinciana
2. (Plants) a leguminous tree, Butea frondosa, native to E India and Myanmar, having hanging clusters of scarlet flowers
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Magnificent flame-of-the-forest trees border the approach to the hotel, which opened in 1952.