athel tree


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.

Nearby words

  1. atharva-veda,
  2. atheism,
  3. atheist,
  4. atheistic,
  5. athel,
  6. athelia,
  7. atheling,
  8. athelstan,
  9. athematic,
  10. athena

Origin of athel tree

From the Arabic word athlah

Also called salt tree. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019