Flame-tree definition

Any of various trees having brilliant red flowers, especially the royal poinciana or the Australian bottle tree Brachychiton acerifolius.
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A bottletree (Brachychiton acerifolium) with large, lobed leaves and brilliant scarlet flowers.
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Any of various trees with brilliant red flowers.
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(botany) Any one of several trees or shrubs with yellow or bright red flowers.

The people had stared in awe at the magnificently colored flame tree.

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Noun

Singular:
flame-tree
Plural:
flame-trees

Origin of flame-tree