pride of China
- the chinaberry, Melia azedarach.
Origin of pride of China
An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
Also called pride of India.
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The Pride-of-China tree was very abundant about the dwellings.
It is rendered attractive by its tall pines, live oak, and Pride-of-China trees.