Definition of silver tree in English:

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silver tree

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A South African tree which has light silvery-green leaves covered with very fine down.
  • Leucadendron argenteum, family Proteaceae.
Example sentences
  • He was first to spot the silver tree while he was walking into school.
  • The Klipspruit West school was presented with a trophy, resembling a silver tree, a framed copy of their winning poster, a certificate - and a cheque for R90 000 to be used to beautify the school grounds.
  • Sitting on the coffee table was a small sculpture of a silver tree.

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