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noun
a Chinese tree, Paulownia tomentosa, of the bignonia family, having hairy leaves and clusters of fragrant, violet flowers, naturalized in the eastern U.S.
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Also called karri-tree, empress tree.

Origin of princess tree

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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