ming tree

ming tree

[ming]
noun
1.
any of various trees or shrubs used in bonsai arrangements, especially when shaped to have flat-topped, asymmetrical branches.
2.
an artificial tree created with plant material, wire, etc., to resemble such a bonsai tree.

Origin:
1945–50; perhaps named after Ming

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ming tree
 
n
an artificial plant resembling a bonsai plant
 
[perhaps from Ming]

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