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Noun: tamarisk  ta-mu-risk
  1. Any shrub or small tree of the genus Tamarix having small scalelike or needle-shaped leaves and feathery racemes of small white or pinkish flowers; of mostly coastal areas with saline soil

Derived forms: tamarisks

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: genus Tamarix, Tamarix

Encyclopedia: Tamarisk