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sausage tree Line breaks: saus|age tree

Definition of sausage tree in English:


A tropical African tree with red bell-shaped flowers and large pendulous sausage-shaped fruits.
  • Kigelia pinnata, family Bignoniaceae
Example sentences
  • How clever we thought we were, as we avoided setting up under a sausage tree: if a fruit from that drops off and hits you on the head, the result can be terminal.
  • It was dotted with extraordinary trees like the baobab with its thick knotty trunk and root-like branches and the sausage tree which bears fruit that look exactly like huge hanging bratwursts.
  • Guests are accommodated in very comfortable and substantial riverside lodges, built on stilts, and each named for the nearest tree - acacia, leadwood, sausage tree, and so on.

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