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athel tree

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noun
an evergreen tree or large shrub, Tamarix aphylla, native to desert regions of western Asia and northern Africa, having small, pink flowers in terminal clusters, widely planted as a windbreak and ornamental.
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Origin of athel tree

From the Arabic word athlah
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