Translation of "tree" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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treenoun [ C ]

uk /triː/ us /triː/

A1 a tall plant that has a wooden trunk and branches that grow from its upper part

a plum/apple/chestnut tree 李子/苹果/栗子树
an oak/elm/maple tree
We sat under a tree for shade. 我们坐在树下乘凉。

another type of tall plant, without a wooden trunk

palm trees 棕榈树

More examples

  • A fallen tree is blocking the road.
  • The birds built their nest in the small fir tree.
  • The air was so still that not even the leaves on the trees were moving.
  • These trees will have to be cut down to make way for the new road.
  • A young boy climbed into the apple tree and shook the branches so that the fruit fell down.

(Translation of “tree” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)