tree NOUN 1) a woody perennial plant, typically with a single stem or trunk growing to a considerable height and bearing lateral branches. 2) a wooden structure or part of a structure. 3) (also tree diagram) a diagram with a structure of branching connecting lines. 4) archaic or literary the cross on which Christ was crucified.
DERIVATIVES treeless adjective.
ORIGIN Old English.

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