Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba
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}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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