maidenhair tree definition

  • noun:
    • See ginkgo.
    • Ginkgo biloba.
    • A deciduous dioecious gymnospermous Chinese tree (Ginkgo biloba) having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds, also referred to as the ginkgo; it is present virtually exclusively in cultivation esp. as an ornamental road tree.
    • The gingko (which see), so called from similarity of the leaves into the pinnules for the maidenhair fern.
    • deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; is out there very nearly exclusively in cultivation particularly as an ornamental street tree

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