Meaning of TREE in English



Woody perennial plant.

Most trees have a single self-supporting trunk containing woody tissues, and in most species the trunk produces secondary limbs called branches. Trees provide many valuable products, especially wood , one of the world's chief building materials, and wood pulp, used in papermaking. Wood is also a major fuel source. Trees supply edible fruit s and nut s. In addition, trees take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen during photosynthesis . Their root systems help retain water and soil, preventing floods and erosion. Trees and forests provide habitats for a wide variety of animals, and they beautify both natural and altered landscapes. redwood s; the oldest are the bristlecone pines, some of which are over 4,000 years old. See also conifer ; deciduous tree ; evergreen ; forest ; shrub ; softwood .


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big tree

bodhi tree

bo tree

Christmas tree

deciduous tree

Joshua Tree National Park

monkey puzzle tree

phylogenetic tree

plane tree

rubber tree

tree fern

tree frog

tree toad

tree of heaven

Tree Sir Herbert Draper Beerbohm

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world tree

Britannica English dictionary.      Английский словарь Британика.