state tree

  1. a tree chosen as an official symbol of a U.S. state.

Origin of state tree

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20

Words Nearby state tree Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use state tree in a sentence

  • Several years ago the school-children of Colorado selected by vote a State flower and a state tree.

    Wild Life on the Rockies | Enos A. Mills
  • In others a state tree may be selected by vote of the children.

    Arbor Day Leaves | N.H. Egleston