from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of low trees or shrubs, of the natural order Oleaceæ, natives of eastern North America and eastern Asia. The principal species is C. Virginica, the fringe-tree of the United States. See fringe-tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a genus of deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree


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