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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