Definition of maidenhair tree in English:

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maidenhair tree

Pronunciation:

noun

The ginkgo, whose leaves resemble those of the maidenhair fern.
Example sentences
  • Ginkgo biloba extracts are prepared from the green leaves of the maidenhair tree.
  • Its common name is the maidenhair tree because its leaves closely resemble those of the fern.
  • The filmmaker also found unusual trees: a tea plant, a ban oak, copper beeches, a maidenhair tree in Killarney, and a Kentucky coffee bean tree in Greenside.

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Syllabification: maid·en·hair tree

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