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Meaning of PLANE TREE

Pronunciation:  pleyn tree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
 
 Synonyms: platan, sycamore
 
 See Also: American plane, American sycamore, Arizona sycamore, buttonwood, California sycamore, genus Platanus, lacewood, London plane, oriental plane, Platanus, Platanus acerifolia, Platanus occidentalis, Platanus orientalis, Platanus racemosa, Platanus wrightii, tree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plane" tree`\ (Bot.)
Same as 1st {Plane}.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Heb. 'armon (Gen. 30:37; Ezek. 31:8), rendered "chesnut" in the Authorized Version, but correctly "plane tree" in the Revised Version and the LXX. This tree is frequently found in Palestine, both on the coast and in the north. It usually sheds its outer bark, and hence its Hebrew name, which means "naked." (See CHESTNUT.)

 

 

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