money tree

a fanciful tree that when shaken sheds coins or paper money.
Informal. a good source of money, funds, or revenues; gold mine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  money tree1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a source from which money is gotten with little or no effort
Main Entry:  money tree2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any of a number of shrubs and trees associated with financial good luck: field penny-cress, friendship tree, etc.
Main Entry:  money tree3
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a tree or shrub to which money is attached as a fund-raiser's 21st Century Lexicon
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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.
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