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Noun: Judas tree  joo-dus tree
  1. Small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions; wood valuable for veneers
    - love tree, Circis siliquastrum

Derived forms: Judas trees

Type of: angiospermous tree, flowering tree

Part of: Cercis, genus Cercis

Encyclopedia: Judas tree