Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tropical American tree (Cecropia peltata) of the breadfruit family, whose hollow stems can be used for wind instruments.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tropical American tree (Cecropia peltata) of the Breadfruit family, having hollow stems, which are used for wind instruments; -- called also snakewood, and trumpet tree.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as trumpet-tree.

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

  • n. tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
  • n. tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems

Etymologies

trumpet +‎ wood (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.