fringe tree definition

  • noun:
    • A shrub or tiny tree (Chionanthus virginicus) of this southeast united states of america, having drooping groups of white blossoms and dark-blue fruit. Also referred to as old man's beard.
    • any of various tiny decorative flowering woods or bushes of the genus Chionanthus
  • others:
    • a little oleaceous tree (Chionanthus virginica), associated with the southern US, having groups of snow-white blossoms with slim petals. It is often developed.

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