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English definition of “tree”

tree

noun [C]     /triː/
A1 a tall plant that has a wooden trunk and branches that grow from its upper part: a plum/apple/chestnut tree We sat under a tree for shade.Forestry another type of tall plant, without a wooden trunk: palm treesPlants and animals - general words
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