tree of heaven

noun
  1. an Asiatic tree, Ailanthus altissima, having large oblong leaves and rank-smelling flowers, often planted as a shade tree.

Origin of tree of heaven

First recorded in 1835–45
Also called stinkweed.
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British Dictionary definitions for tree of heaven

tree of heaven

noun
  1. another name for ailanthus
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