Entry from US English dictionary
Any of a number of tropical American trees, in particular.
- ● A tree grown in the Caribbean for its numerous trumpet-shaped flowers, which bloom when the tree is leafless (genus Tabebuia, family Bignoniaceae). ● A cecropia whose hollow branches are used to make wind instruments (Cecropia peltata, family Cecropiaceae).
Definition of trumpet tree in:
- The US English dictionary