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money tree

noun
1.
a fanciful tree that when shaken sheds coins or paper money.
2.
Informal. a good source of money, funds, or revenues; gold mine.
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Examples from the web for money tree
  • And pols, shaking the money tree, imply to their donors that the investment will pay off.
  • Since there is no money tree, the next best solution is to tax the other guy.
  • Funding accessibility projects: in search of the money tree.
Contemporary definitions for money tree
noun

a source from which money is gotten with little or no effort

noun

any of a number of shrubs and trees associated with financial good luck: field penny-cress, friendship tree, etc.

noun

a tree or shrub to which money is attached as a fund-raiser

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