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redbud

[red-buhd] /ˈrɛdˌbʌd/
noun
1.
an American tree, Cercis canadensis, of the legume family, resembling the Eurasian Judas tree and having small, budlike, pink flowers: the state tree of Oklahoma.
2.
any of various related trees.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; red1 + bud1
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redbud

/ˈrɛdˌbʌd/
noun
1.
an American leguminous tree, Cercis canadensis, that has heart-shaped leaves and small budlike pink flowers Also called American Judas tree
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