from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a South African tree (Leucadendron argenteum) with long, silvery, silky leaves.
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- n. small South African tree with long silvery silky foliage
- n. Australian timber tree
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How many people similarly spent their lives searching for their own spells-some gratuitous benefit such as a silver tree or political power or undeserved acclaim-when all they really needed was to be satisfied with what they already had?
English miles, (Bell’s Travels, vol.ii. p. 67.)] 32 Rubruquis found at Caracorum his countryman Guillaume Boucher, orfevre de Paris, who had executed for the khan a silver tree supported by four lions, and ejecting four different liquors.