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ginkgo


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ginkgo  \Gink"go\,  n.;  pl  {Ginkgoes}.  [Chin.,  silver  fruit.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  large  ornamental  tree  ({Ginkgo  biloba})  from  China  and 
  Japan,  belonging  to  the  Yew  suborder  of  {Conifer[ae]}.  Its 
  leaves  are  so  like  those  of  some  maidenhair  ferns,  that  it  is 
  also  called  the  {maidenhair  tree}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ginkgo 
  n  :  deciduous  dioecious  Chinese  tree  having  fan-shaped  leaves 
  and  fleshy  yellow  seeds;  exists  almost  exclusively  in 
  cultivation  especially  as  an  ornamental  street  tree  [syn: 
  {gingko},  {maidenhair  tree},  {Ginkgo  biloba}] 




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