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[tah-nuh n-boum; English tan-uh n-boum]
noun, plural Tan·nen·bäu·me [tah-nuh n-boi-muh] /ˈtɑ nənˌbɔɪ mə/, English Tan·nen·baums. German.
  1. a Christmas tree.
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Origin of Tannenbaum

literally, fir tree
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of tannenbaum

  • Well, I always say to Mr. Tannenbaum, it's a small world, after all.


    Edna Ferber

  • It seemed but a natural part of his dying vision of Augsburg—the Tannenbaum making itself weirdly real before his fading sight.