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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

smoke′ tree`(n.)

  1. a tree, Cotinus obovatus, of the cashew family, native to the south central U.S., having egg-shaped leaves and large clusters of small white flowers.

    Category: Botany, Plants

  2. a related shrub, C. coggygria, of Eurasia, having elliptical leaves and clusters of hairy, purple flowers.

    Category: Plants

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smoke tree, smoke bush(noun)

    any of several shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Cotinus

  2. smoke tree, Dalea spinosa(noun)

    greyish-green shrub of desert regions of southwestern United States and Mexico having sparse foliage and terminal spikes of bluish violet flowers; locally important as source of a light-colored honey of excellent flavor


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