Definition of bottle tree in English:

bottle tree

Line breaks: bot¦tle tree

noun

  • Either of two Australian trees with swollen bottle-shaped trunks containing water:
    • the Australian baobab of the Kimberley region (Adansonia gregorii, family Bombacaceae).a relative of the flame tree occurring in Queensland (Brachychiton rupestre, family Sterculiaceae).
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    • Not wanting to be seen, she ducked behind a bottle tree, peering suspiciously into the car.
    • 85 years ago, the people of Roma planted a series of bottle trees, each one marking a local soldier who had died during World War One.

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