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pagoda tree

a spreading, round-headed tree, Sophora japonica, of the legume family, native to China and Korea, having yellowish-white flowers in loose, showy clusters, grown widely as a street tree.
Also called Chinese scholar tree, Japanese pagoda tree. Unabridged
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  • Surely, Lady Merrifield, whose husband was shaking the pagoda tree, would make an advance if she knew the circumstances.

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  • Some Eurasian legacy—a relic of the old days of the pagoda tree!

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British Dictionary definitions for pagoda tree

pagoda tree

a Chinese leguminous tree, Sophora japonica, with ornamental white flowers and dark green foliage
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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