Definitions for ailanthuseɪˈlæn θəs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ailanthus
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several wide-spreading trees of the genus Ailanthus, of the quassia family, with long leaves and dense flower clusters, esp. A. altissima
Ref: ( tree of heaven )
Origin of ailanthus:
1788; < NL Ailantus, Ailanthus < Central Moluccan ai lanit(o), ai lanit(e)=ai tree, wood +lanit sky
any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
Any of several deciduous Asiatic trees, of the genus Ailanthus, including the tree of heaven
Origin: From Ailanthus, from Ambonese ai lanto
same as Ailantus
Ailanthus is a genus of trees belonging to the family Simaroubaceae, in the order Sapindales. The genus is native from east Asia south to northern Australasia.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family SIMAROUBACEAE. Members contain ailantinols and other quassinoids.
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