(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. plant, sapling, scrub, shrub, bush; timber; whiffletree; stake; gibbet, gallows; family tree, pedigree, lineage. See vegetable, ancestry.
(Roget's IV) n. Common types of trees include: ash, elm, oak, maple, catalpa, evergreen, spruce, balsam, birch, tulip, aspen, fir, cypress, juniper, larch, tamarack, pine, cedar, beech, chestnut, eucalyptus, hickory, walnut, sycamore, ailanthus, magnolia, olive, fig, ficus, plane, palm, willow, locust, sequoia, redwood, poplar, acacia, cottonwood, beech, box elder, apple, crabapple, redbud, mulberry, cherry, peach, plum, pear, prune, banyan, baobab, bamboo, abba, calabra, betel, mahogany, ebony, bo, ironwood, dogwood, ginko, bottle; see also wood 1 .
up a tree*,
Syn. cornered, in difficulty, trapped; see in trouble 1 at trouble .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
hardwood tree, softwood tree, conifer, evergreen, shrub, sapling, timber, acacia, alder, apple, ash, aspen, balsam, banyan, bayberry, beech, birch, breadfruit, butternut, cacao, camphor tree, cashew, cedar, cherry, chestnut, chinaberry, cinnamon, clove, coconut, cottonwood, cypress, date palm, dogwood, ebony, elder, elm, eucalyptus, fig, fir, frankincense, gingko, grapefruit, guava, gum, hawthorn, hazelnut, hemlock, hickory, holly, hornbeam, ironwood, juniper, larch, laurel, lemon, lime, linden, locust, magnolia, mahogany, mango, mangrove, maple, mimosa, mountain ash, mulberry, nutmeg, oak, olive, orange, palm, papaw, papaya, peach, pear, pecan, persimmon, pine, pistachio, plum, pomegranate, poplar, redwood, rosewood, sandalwood, sassafras, satinwood, sequoia, spruce, sycamore, tamarack, tamarind, tangerine, teak, tulip oak, walnut, willow, witch hazel, yew.
bristles growing out of leaves: beard
center of trunk: heartwood
covering: bark
cultivates, one who: arborculturist
cultivation of: arborculture
dwarfed or stunted, Japanese variety of: bonsai
fantastically shaped, as an animal, by pruning: topiary
flaky bark, such as birch: scurf
fungus sometimes growing out of side: conk
garden of: arboretum
giant: redwood, sequoia
growth rings to determine past climate, study of: dendrochronology
leaf-shedding: deciduous
pertaining to: arboreal
pitch hole: pitch pocket
region, trees of a: sylva
ring marking past location of branch, tough: knot
rings of trunk from which age can be determined: growth rings
root, central: taproot
rope and thread, inner bark used in: bast
rotting leaves and debris collected under a tree: litter
sap or resin, excretes: gland
secretion: resin, sap
shady recess created by boughs: bower
stub: stump
studies trees, one who: dendrologist
study of: dendrology
thicket of shrubby trees: chaparral, copse
thick with branches: ramose
top cut to stimulate growth, tree with: pollard
trunk: bole, stock
tumor in which insect lives: gall
twisted: gnarled
uppermost story of leaves: canopy, crown
walk, tree-bordered: alameda
wartlike protuberance: burl
wind, knocked over by or off by wind: windfall, windthrow
wind, line of trees planted to check: windbreak
wood between bark and heartwood: sapwood

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