lead tree

[ led ]
/ lɛd /


any of several tropical trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Leucaena, of the legume family, especially L. glauca, having pinnate leaves and white flowers.

Nearby words

  1. lead sheet,
  2. lead tetraethyl,
  3. lead the way,
  4. lead time,
  5. lead track,
  6. lead up the garden path,
  7. lead up to,
  8. lead white,
  9. lead with one's chin,
  10. lead-free

Origin of lead tree

First recorded in 1860–65

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