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trumpet tree

Syllabification: trum·pet tree

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of trumpet tree in English:

noun

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).

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