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tourist tree

n. 1. [from its red, peeling bark, likened to the sunburnt skin of a tourist] the gum-elemi tree, Bursera semiruba: (Hannau 36). = (BOAR) GUM-ELEMI

2. [from the tourist attraction it provides when its showy red flowers bloom in June] the poinciana tree, Poinciana regia. EMPIRE FLOWERS, MAY FLOWER TREE, SHAKER TREE <Grand Bah.>

Tags: flower, noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2011-07-29 18:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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