tree tobacco


noun

a treelike South American plant, Nicotiana glauca, of the nightshade family, having blue-green foliage, heart-shaped leaves, and white, greenish-yellow, or purple flowers, the corolla yellow, grown as an ornamental.

Nearby words

  1. tree squirrel,
  2. tree surgery,
  3. tree swallow,
  4. tree swift,
  5. tree toad,
  6. tree yucca,
  7. tree, sir herbert beerbohm,
  8. tree-and-branch,
  9. tree-form frame,
  10. tree-hugger

Origin of tree tobacco

First recorded in 1890–95

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