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Meaning of AILANTUS

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ai*lan"tus\, n. [From aylanto, i. e., tree of heaven,
the name of the tree in the Moluccas.] (Bot.)
A genus of beautiful trees, natives of the East Indies. The
tree imperfectly di[oe]cious, and the staminate or male plant
is very offensive when blossom.

 

 

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