Origin of upas
Examples from the Web for upas
By-the-bye, I discovered that the deadly qualities of the upas tree are very much exaggerated.Mark Seaworth|William H.G. Kingston
He wondered whether there was a Upas tree in that humble home.
The church lent its influence to the rancor and bitterness of a prejudice as deadly as the sap of the Upas.The Black Phalanx|Joseph T. Wilson
A Upas tree and a Christmas-tree could hardly find place in the same home.
Such things are the natural fruits of the Secession tree, which is as poisonous as the upas and as productive as the palm.