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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.
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(Plants) an American leguminous tree, Cercis canadensis, that has heart-shaped leaves and small budlike pink flowers. Also called: American Judas tree
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any American tree of the genus Cercis, of the legume family, having small, budlike, pink flowers.
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Noun1.redbud - small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowersredbud - small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers; found in damp sheltered underwood
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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