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Tannenbaum

[tah-nuh n-boum; English tan-uh n-boum] /ˈtɑ nənˌbaʊm; English ˈtæn ənˌbaʊm/
noun, plural Tannenbäume
[tah-nuh n-boi-muh] /ˈtɑ nənˌbɔɪ mə/ (Show IPA).
English, Tannenbaums. German.
1.
a Christmas tree.
Origin of Tannenbaum
literally, fir tree
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  • Well, I always say to Mr. Tannenbaum, it's a small world, after all.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • It seemed but a natural part of his dying vision of Augsburg—the Tannenbaum making itself weirdly real before his fading sight.

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