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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dwarfed ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot.

Usage examples (36)
  • In Chinese, the word bonsai means 'tree in a pot'.
  •   "This variation of bonsai is Japanese Red Maple," the host explained.
  • It's also used in small, desktop rock gardens and as a base in Japanese bonsai-tree kits.
  • The word bonsai is used in the West as an umbrella term for all miniature trees in containers or pots. for more
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