Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In phytogeography, an alpine typo of tree with short, gnarled, often oblique or horizontal stem, and long serpentine branches bent in all directions, occuring mainly in the tropics.

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Examples

  • "The gallus!" answered Solomons, -- "he be a going to have it hung from the great elfin-tree.

    My Novel — Complete

  • "The gallus!" answered Solomons, -- "he be a going to have it hung from the great elfin-tree.

    My Novel — Volume 03

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