Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of candelabra tree in English:
Either of two trees with upward-curving boughs:
- ● A tropical African tree (genus Euphorbia, family Euphorbiaceae). ● A South American pine tree related to the monkey puzzle (Araucaria angustifolia, family Araucariaceae).
- After camping on the foggy ridge of immense Ngorongoro Crater, we descended past weird candelabra trees onto the golden grassy crater floor.
- The candelabra tree is beautiful, but poisonous.
- Termite mounds stud the open grassland and there are forests of teak and candelabra trees.
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