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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several deciduous Asian trees of a particular genus..

Usage examples (28)
  • "I am sure I told you that they would not live here in the open air, but they do in China; and the ailanthus is a Chinese tree.
  • The ailanthus is quite common in this country as a wayside tree.
  • Chinese literature refers to the ailanthus silkworm, poisonous moth, water green moth, and aphid.
  • A giant ailanthus tree, at least fifty feet tall, was growing up right between the derelict seats. for more
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