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.
Words nearby athel tree
Origin of athel tree
From the Arabic word athlah
Also called salt tree.
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