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Noun: toothbrush tree  'tooth,brúsh tree
  1. Glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
    - mustard tree, Salvadora persica

Derived forms: toothbrush trees

Type of: fruit tree

Part of: genus Salvadora, Salvadora

Encyclopedia: Toothbrush tree